Leah Weinland

about 1849–
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Leah

When Leah Weinland was born about 1849, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Weinland, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Forrer, was 30. She lived in New Carlisle, Bethel Township, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ohio, United States in 1870.

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John Weinland
Elizabeth Forrer
Christian C Weinland
Jacob Weinland
Leah Weinland
John Weinland
Annetta D Weinland
Reuben F Weinland
Henry Forrer Weinland
Elizabeth Weinland

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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 14

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a wine-producing area, from Middle High German wīn ‘wine’ + land ‘land’, or habitational name from a place so named.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leah Wineland in household of John Wineland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Leah Wineland in household of Christian Fovrer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Leah Weinland in household of John Weinland, "United States Census, 1860"

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