When Elizabeth E. Winkler was born in 1819, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Winkler, was 33 and her mother, Mary Pennell, was 29. She married Thomas Pipes on 20 March 1858, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Yadkin Valley Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 27 July 1890, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Klaus, Otto, Erwin, Hans, Gerhard, Heinz, Hermann, Fritz, Gernot, Helmut, Horst.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or one who farmed a corner of land, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a corner, in all these senses being an agent derivative of Winkel 1 ‘corner’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Hungary, Poland, Czechia, and Slovenia, often as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic topographic names or surnames.
Americanized or Germanized form of Czech, Hungarian, Slovenian, Slovak, and Croatian Vinkler , itself a Slavicized form of the German surname (see 1 above).
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