PFC John Albert Winfield

Brief Life History of John Albert

When PFC John Albert Winfield was born on 15 May 1914, in Polk, Missouri, United States, his father, Noah Albert Winfield, was 41 and his mother, Sarah J Sawyer, was 40. He married Doris Belle Saye on 2 November 1940, in Polk, Missouri, United States. He lived in Union Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1940 and Cliquot Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1950. He died in January 1985, in Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Union Township, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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PFC John Albert Winfield
Doris Belle Saye
Marriage: 2 November 1940

Sources (9)

  • John Winfiel, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John Winfield, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John Albert Winfield, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wingfield in Derbyshire, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, and Wiltshire. The Derbyshire placename probably derives from Old English winn ‘pasture, meadow’ + feld ‘open country’. The Bedfordshire placename may derive from Old English wince ‘nook, corner’ + feld. The Suffolk placename may derive from the Old English personal name Wiga + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) or Old English wīg ‘idol’ + feld. The Wiltshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Wina + Old English feld.

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

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