Charles Jefferson Wynkoop

24 December 1858–1 February 1929 (Age 70)
Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Charles Jefferson

When Charles Jefferson Wynkoop was born on 24 December 1858, in Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Wynkoop, was 46 and his mother, Margaret Snyder, was 39. He married Sara Jane Eslinger on 20 March 1881, in Osceola, St. Clair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Palmer Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Algansee, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 1 February 1929, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kieferville Cemetery, Palmer Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Jefferson Wynkoop
Sara Jane Eslinger
Marriage: 20 March 1881
Emmett Prody Wynkoop
Maude Wynkoop
Bertha Elisabeth Wynkoop
Redda E. Wynkoop
Mary Artielisse Wynkoop

Spouse and Children

20 March 1881
Osceola, St. Clair, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Wynkoop


    Margaret Snyder





    Martha Jane Wynekoop


    Artilissa Wynkoop


    Sarah E Wynkoop


    Jerusha Wynkoop


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 21

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a wine merchant.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles J Wynkoop, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Winecoop in household of Isaac Winecoop, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Chas J Wynkoop, "United States Census, 1920"

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