Samuel Dixon Winchell

7 August 1877–
New York, United States

The Life of Samuel Dixon

Samuel Dixon Winchell was born on 7 August 1877, in New York, United States. He married Elsie Z Stearly on 31 March 1902, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Samuel Dixon Winchell
1877–
Elsie Z Stearly
1880–
Marriage: 31 March 1902
June Helena Winchell
1910–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 March 1902
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English wencel ‘child’, perhaps used to distinguish a son from his father with the same forename or perhaps a nickname for a person with a baby face or childlike manner.2 Scottish: habitational name for someone from the lands of Windshiel (formerly Winscheill) in Berwickshire.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Dixon Winchell - Government record: male
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Dixon Winchell - Government record: Family genealogies: birth-name: Samuel Dixon Winchell

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