Hiram Winchell

Acton, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Winchell was born in 1833, in Acton, York, Maine, United States, his father, Hiram Winchell, was 27 and his mother, Aurena Edwards, was 26. He lived in Bloom Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States for about 10 years.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Hiram Winchell
Aurena Edwards
Hiram Winchell
Sophronia Winchell
Augusta Winchell
Harriet E Winchell
George Wesley Winchell
Albert James Winchell

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 3

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English wencel ‘child’, perhaps used to distinguish a son from his father with the same forename or perhaps a nickname for a person with a baby face or childlike manner.2 Scottish: habitational name for someone from the lands of Windshiel (formerly Winscheill) in Berwickshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Hiram M*Shell in household of Hiram M*Shell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Winchell in household of Hiram Winchell, "United States Census, 1860"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.