John Henry Winbun

11 September 1896–20 August 1964 (Age 67)
Henry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Winbun was born on 11 September 1896, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert William Winbun, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Almedia Mottley, was 22. He married Media Lillian Bell on 6 July 1916. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 20 August 1964, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Portland Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Winbun
1896–1964
Media Lillian Bell
1901–1940
Marriage: 6 July 1916
Gladyus Winbun
1914–
Catherine E Winbun
1919–
John William Winbun
1919–1944
Robert A Winbun
1922–
Dorothy Helen Winbun
1928–1966
Virginia Lee Winbun
1931–1933

Spouse and Children

    Male1896–1964Male

    Media Lillian Bell

    Female1901–1940Female

MARRIAGE
6 July 1916
children

(6)

    Gladyus Winbun

    Female1914–Female

    Catherine E Winbun

    Female1919–Female

    Male1919–1944Male

    Robert A Winbun

    Male1922–Male

    Female1928–1966Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in Dorset named after the Wimborne river (for example Wimborne Minster, Wimborne St. Giles, Up Wimborne). The river, now called the Allen, was earlier named from Old English winn ‘meadow’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Winburn in household of J H Winburn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Johnny Winburn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J H Winbun, "United States Census, 1930"

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