Winifred May Vinal

Female12 January 1871–27 November 1964

Brief Life History of Winifred May

When Winifred May Vinal was born on 12 January 1871, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Farnsworth Vinal, was 29 and her mother, Mary Amanda Proctor, was 24. She died on 27 November 1964, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Farnsworth Vinal
Mary Amanda Proctor
Winifred May Vinal
Herbert Clifford Vinal
Florence Mabel Vinal
Fred Proctor Vinal
Edith F Vinal

Sources (9)

  • Winifred M Venil in household of Mary P Venil, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Winifred M. Vinal, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Winifred M. Vinal, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Kent and Sussex): habitational name from Vinnal's Farm in Pebmarsh (Essex), which apparently takes its name from a certain Roger Weyenild whose surname appears to be from an Old English female personal name Wynnhild (from wynn ‘joy’ + hild ‘battle’).

Galician and Spanish (Viñal): habitational name from any of the six places in Galicia (Spain) named Viñal, from a derivative of viña ‘vineyard’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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