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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John Henry Winbun
Media Lillian Bell
Marriage: 6 July 1916
Gladyus Winbun
Catherine E Winbun
John William Winbun
Robert A Winbun
Dorothy Helen Winbun
Virginia Lee Winbun

Spouse and Children


    Media Lillian Bell


6 July 1916


    Gladyus Winbun


    Catherine E Winbun



    Robert A Winbun



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+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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