Frank Elias Winget

28 July 1873–5 September 1956 (Age 83)
Lake Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frank Elias

When Frank Elias Winget was born on 28 July 1873, his father, Lewis C. Winget, was 24 and his mother, Mary Brower, was 19. He married Mary Jane Barnes on 28 December 1895, in Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1910 and La Grange, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 5 September 1956, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Crestlawn Memorial Park, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Elias Winget
Mary Jane Barnes
Marriage: 28 December 1895
Flossie Winget
Randell Winget
Lila B. Winget
Elsie Loretta Winget

Spouse and Children

28 December 1895
Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, United States


    Flossie Winget


    Randell Winget




Parents and Siblings

    Lewis C. Winget


    Mary Brower




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant of Wingate .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Winget, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Winget in household of Louis Winget, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank Winget, "United States Census, 1900"

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