John Winegar

28 September 1838–18 April 1914 (Age 75)
Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Winegar was born on 28 September 1838, in Clay, Missouri, United States, his father, Alvin Winegar, was 22 and his mother, Mary Judd, was 21. He married Grace Jane Mellen on 12 March 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and West Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 18 April 1914, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Winegar
Grace Jane Mellen
Marriage: 12 March 1856
Mary Jane Winegar
Lucinda Elizabeth Winegar
Alice Winegar
Annie Laura Winegar
Susan Winegar
John Alvin Winegar Jr
Rozina Winegar
Grace May Winegar
Lawrence Lorenzo Winegar
Chloe Pearl Winegar

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 1
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Wijngaerd, a topographic name meaning ‘vineyard’. This is also a common placename in the Netherlands, and the surname may be a habitational name from one of these places.

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

    Sources (44)

    • John Winegar, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John in entry for Susan Winegar, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • John Winegar, "United States Census, 1900"

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