William S. Gingerich

1897–1982 (Age 84)
Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of William S.

When William S. Gingerich was born on 6 October 1897, in Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel J Gingerich, was 49 and his mother, Anna D. Troyer, was 40. He married Barbara S. Yoder on 17 February 1921, in Grand River, Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Burton, Geauga, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Burton Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 28 February 1982, in Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William S. Gingerich
1897–1982
Barbara S. Yoder
1902–1983
Marriage: 17 February 1921
Sylvia E. Gingerich
1921–1994
Mervin Gingerich
1923–
Truman Gingerich
1924–
Simon W Gingerich
1927–2015

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 February 1921
Grand River, Lake, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

  • Female1921–1994Female

  • Mervin Gingerich

    Male1923–Male

  • Truman Gingerich

    Male1924–Male

  • Simon W Gingerich

    Male1927–2015Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel J Gingerich

    Male1847–1929Male

  • Anna D. Troyer

    Female1856–1916Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1920

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Gingerich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Gingerich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Gingerich in household of Samuel J Gingerich, "United States Census, 1910"

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