John Baptista Winkler

13 February 1841–10 December 1916 (Age 75)
Sandizell, Schrobenhausen, Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of John Baptista

When John Baptista Winkler was born on 13 February 1841, in Sandizell, Schrobenhausen, Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Johann Georg Winkler, was 42 and his mother, Otillia Schaetzler, was 38. He married Nancy A Binkey on 25 December 1865, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Marysville, Marshall, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Findlay Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 10 December 1916, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Baptista Winkler
Mary Jane Stonebraker
Marriage: 1 April 1872
Lena Winkler
Charolette May Winkler
George N Winkler
Hugh M Winkler

Spouse and Children

1 April 1872


    Lena Winkler


    Charolette May Winkler


    George N Winkler


    Hugh M Winkler


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Georg Winkler


    Otillia Schaetzler




    Catharina Barbara Winkler




    George John Winkler


    Regina Winkler


World Events (8)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 11

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 20

Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

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John Baptista Winkler

Company B, 74th Pennsylvania Infantry 1879 The United States Biographical Dictionary, Kansas John B. Winkler, Marysville John B. Winkler was a native of Pennsylvania, born in Westmoreland County, Feb …

Sources (3)

  • J B Winkler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John B Winkler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John B Winkler, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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