Lucinda Willis Winchester

1860–1946 (Age 85)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Lucinda Willis

When Lucinda Willis Winchester was born on 18 November 1860, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Lucius Dennis Winchester, was 43 and her mother, Almira St John, was 29. She married John Chamberlain Adriance on 11 October 1888, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Napa, Napa, California, United States in 1910 and Browns Valley, Yuba, California, United States in 1920. She died on 29 June 1946, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucinda Willis Winchester
John Chamberlain Adriance
Marriage: 11 October 1888
Marian Winchester Adriance
Evelyn Chamberlain Adriance
infant Adriance
John Willis Adriance
George Newton Adriance
23&meDNA_gDau Marguerite "Lulu" Adriance

Spouse & Children

11 October 1888
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States


  • Female1889–1981Female

  • Evelyn Chamberlain Adriance


  • infant Adriance


  • John Willis Adriance


  • Male1896–1983Male

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Parents & Siblings

  • Lucius Dennis Winchester


  • Almira St John




  • Cynthia Louisa " Tinnie" Winchester


  • Clara Maria Winchester


  • Female1860–1946Female

  • Almira Munn Winchester


  • Helen Mars Winchester


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 7

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 23

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Hampshire, so named from the addition of Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) to the Romano-British name Venta, of disputed origin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucinda Winchester in household of Lucius Winchester, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Lucinda W Adrience in household of John C Adrience, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucinda W Adriance in household of John C Adriance, "United States Census, 1910"

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