Harris E Winchester

17 November 1893–April 1964 (Age 70)
Stannard, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Harris E

When Harris E Winchester was born on 17 November 1893, in Stannard, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, Charles E. Winchester, was 27 and his mother, Effie Belle Cargill, was 24. He married Ethel M Mcgowan on 14 January 1915, in Stannard, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Greensboro, Orleans, Vermont, United States in 1940. He died in April 1964, at the age of 70.

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Harris E Winchester
Ethel M Mcgowan
Marriage: 14 January 1915
Willard R Winchester
Doris M Winchester

Spouse and Children

14 January 1915
Stannard, Caledonia, Vermont, 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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Hampshire, so named from the addition of Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) to the Romano-British name Venta, of disputed origin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harris Winchester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harris E Winchester, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harris E Winchester, "United States Census, 1930"

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