William Roland Gingerich

1884–1984 (Age 99)
Spruce Creek, Spruce Creek Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Roland

When William Roland Gingerich was born on 5 October 1884, in Spruce Creek, Spruce Creek Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Roland Daniel Gingerich, was 27 and his mother, Anna Clara Guisewite, was 23. He married Georgia Ellen Loyd in 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. In 1904, at the age of 65, his occupation is listed as various position for west virginia pulp and paper co.. He died on 21 July 1984, in Garrett, Maryland, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, La Vale, Allegany, Maryland, United States.

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William Roland Gingerich
Georgia Ellen Loyd
Marriage: 1906
Geraldine Natalie Gingerich
Margaret Adeline Gingerich
William Donald Gingerich

Spouse & Children

Mill Creek, West Virginia


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 21

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 26

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

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  • William R Gingerich in entry for Geraldine Natalie Gingerich, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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