Winfield M. Gingerich

1880–1959 (Age 78)
Spring Garden Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Winfield M.

When Winfield M. Gingerich was born on 4 July 1880, in Spring Garden Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Alexander Gingerich, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Miller, was 22. He married Susan Ellen Nye on 14 October 1900, in Hellam Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1959, at the age of 79, and was buried in Springettsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winfield M. Gingerich
Susan Ellen Nye
Marriage: 14 October 1900
Wayne E. Gingerich
Harry A Gingerich

Spouse & Children

14 October 1900
Hellam Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Alexander Gingerich


  • Elizabeth Miller




  • Male1880–1959Male

  • Claudia May GINGERICH


  • John Eli Gingrich


  • Hattie E. Gingerich


  • Calvin Gingerich


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 21

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Winifield M Gingrich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Winfield M Gingerick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Winfield M Kingerich, "United States Census, 1910"

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