William John McGinnis

Male18 February 1887–19 May 1970

Brief Life History of William John

When William John McGinnis was born on 18 February 1887, in Viola, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, his father, William John McGinnis Sr., was 38 and his mother, Mary Hawke Moore, was 31. He married Mamie Hansen on 20 September 1908. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 13 South Olathe, Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election District 9, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 1970, in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Banning, Riverside, California, United States.

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William John McGinnis
Mamie Hansen
Marriage: 20 September 1908
Aaron McGinnis
William John McGinnis Jr
Victor Samuel McGinnis
Esther Marjorie McGinnis
Mary Petranella McGinnis

Sources (21)

  • William J McGinnis, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William John McGinnes, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Wm John McGinnis, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1908
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries - 1892: Uinta, Wyoming, United States; 1911: Lincoln, Wyoming, United States; 1921: Sublette, Wyoming, United States

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 22

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis or Mag Aonghusa ‘son of Aonghus’ (see Angus ). This is the surname of a chieftain family in western County Down. Compare the Scottish form McInnis , and the variant McNeese . Compare also McGuinness .

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

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