Verna Faye Wingate

1893–1979 (Age 85)
Atchison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Verna Faye

When Verna Faye Wingate was born on 4 November 1893, in Atchison, Missouri, United States, her father, Elijah Burton Wingate, was 34 and her mother, Charity Lucida Cox, was 35. She married Henry Ferdinand (Fritz) Jaeckel on 25 May 1918, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Buchanan Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 9 May 1979, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States.

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Henry Ferdinand (Fritz) Jaeckel
Verna Faye Wingate
Marriage: 25 May 1918
Hubert Elijah Jaeckel

Spouse and Children

25 May 1918
Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1899: Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various place so called, for example Wingate in County Durham or Wingates in Northumberland, named in Old English as windgeat ‘wind gate’, i.e. a place where the wind howls through a narrow pass or gap.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Verna F Jaeckel in household of Hinery F Jaeckel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Verna F Jaeckel in household of Henry F Jaeckel, Jr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fay Wingate in household of Elijah B Wingate, "United States Census, 1910"

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