Margaret Winkler

August 1833–after 1900 (Age 66)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Winkler was born in August 1833, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry Winkler Jr, was 43 and her mother, Jane Abner, was 34. She married Hezekiah Farthing on 21 June 1853, in Estill, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Red Lick, Estill, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died after 1900, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Farthing
Margaret Winkler
Marriage: 21 June 1853
Hezakiah Farthing
Dudley Farthing
Francis Marion Farthing
Paulina Farthing
William Sidney Farthing
Sarah M Farthing
Benjaman Wade Farthing

Spouse and Children

21 June 1853
Estill, Kentucky, United States


    Hezakiah Farthing


    Dudley Farthing




    Francis Marion Farthing


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 17

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 28

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margret Farthing in household of Hesekiah Farthing, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Farthing, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margrett Farthing in household of Hezakiah Farthing, "United States Census, 1880"

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