Winifrede Wesson

20 August 1874–14 March 1888 (Age 13)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Winifrede

When Winifrede Wesson was born on 20 August 1874, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Frank Wesson, was 34 and her mother, Emma Hinton Breed, was 30. She died on 14 March 1888, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 13, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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William Frank Wesson
Emma Hinton Breed
Winifrede Wesson

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World Events (6)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 7

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Weston .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Winnie Weston in household of William Weston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Winifrede Wesson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Winifred Wessen, "Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907"

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