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
Barbara S. Yoder
Marriage: 17 February 1921
Sylvia E. Gingerich
Mervin Gingerich
Truman Gingerich
Simon W Gingerich

Spouse & Children

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


  • Female1921–1994Female

  • Mervin Gingerich


  • Truman Gingerich


  • Simon W Gingerich


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel J Gingerich


  • Anna D. Troyer




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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.

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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