Vernon A Gingrich

16 July 1901–23 October 1968 (Age 67)
Wheatland Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Vernon A

When Vernon A Gingrich was born on 16 July 1901, in Wheatland Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, his father, Reuben Gingrich, was 41 and his mother, Nora Catherine Barnard, was 26. He married Dorothy Helen Wood in 1925. He lived in Virgil, Cortland, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 October 1968, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States.

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Vernon A Gingrich
Dorothy Helen Wood
Marriage: 1925

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 1
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 2
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 18
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Güngerich, from a Germanic personal name formed with gund ‘battle’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Vernon Gingerich in household of Reuben Gingerich, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vernon Gingrich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernon A Gingrich, "United States Census, 1930"

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