Josephine E. Winquist

Female7 November 1879–

Brief Life History of Josephine E.

When Josephine E. Winquist was born on 7 November 1879, in Missouri, United States, her father, Henry C. Winquist, was 28 and her mother, Laura Ann Jane Johnson, was 26. She lived in Brady, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Henry C. Winquist
Laura Ann Jane Johnson
Henrietta Laura Winquist
Josephine E. Winquist
Wilbur Ward Winquest

Sources (4)

  • Josephine Winquist, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine C Winquest in household of Henry C Winquest, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Winquest in household of Henry C Winquest, "United States Census, 1900"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 12

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.


Age 15

Historical Boundaries: 1894: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Tryg, Erik, Lars, Lennart.

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an altered form of the elements vin ‘wine, vine’ + kvist ‘twig’, probably in the sense ‘grape cluster’.

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

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