Mary Sophia Winchell

16 February 1827–
Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Sophia

When Mary Sophia Winchell was born on 16 February 1827, in Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Grove Winchell, was 31 and her mother, Laura Doolittle, was 30. She married Noah Sikes Bartlett on 1 May 1848, in Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Huntington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1855.

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Noah Sikes Bartlett
Mary Sophia Winchell
Marriage: 1 May 1848
Clara L Bartlett
William Curtis Bartlett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1848Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 3
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 36
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Mary in entry for Bartlett, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Mary S Bartlett in household of Noah S Bartlett, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
    • Mary S. Winchel, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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