Winnifred Dorothy Record

19 April 1882–26 March 1969 (Age 86)
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Winnifred Dorothy

When Winnifred Dorothy Record was born on 19 April 1882, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, her father, Albert Record, was 33 and her mother, Kate Gage Balch, was 24. She lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 March 1969, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Napa, Napa, California, United States.

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Albert Record
Kate Gage Balch
Henry Albert Record
Winnifred Dorothy Record
Leon Willis Record
Gladys Evalyn Record

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    Kate Gage Balch




World Events (8)

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 2

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 9

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Richward, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + ward ‘guard’.2 French: from Old French record, recort ‘recollection’, ‘account’, ‘testimony’, and by extension ‘witness’, hence perhaps a nickname for someone who had given evidence in a court of law, or a metonymic occupational name for a clerk who recorded court proceedings.3 New England variant of French Ricard , reflecting an Americanized spelling of the Canadian pronunciation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Winnifred D Record in household of Sarah M Perry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Winnifred D Record in household of Kate G Record, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Winnifred Dorothy Record, "Find A Grave Index"

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