Pinkston Pervis Niswonger

30 May 1889–13 August 1974 (Age 85)
Millersville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Pinkston Pervis

When Pinkston Pervis Niswonger was born on 30 May 1889, in Millersville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, his father, Francis Marion Niswonger, was 22 and his mother, Mary Etta Estes, was 27. He married Mary E. Godwin on 16 August 1917, in Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. He lived in Whitewater Township, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Whitewater, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 13 August 1974, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pinkston Pervis Niswonger
1889–1974
Mary E. Godwin
1892–1927
Marriage: 16 August 1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1917
Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Niswonger

    Male1866–1920Male

    Mary Etta Estes

    Female1862–1930Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Neuschwanger , variant of Neuschwander ( see Neuenschwander ) or of the Dutch cognate, Nijswander.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pink Niswonger in household of Francis M Niswonger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pinkston P Niswanger in household of Francis M Niswanger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pink Niswonger, "United States Census, 1940"

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