William Winegar

14 June 1849–30 March 1903 (Age 53)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Winegar was born on 14 June 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Alvin Winegar, was 33 and his mother, Mary Judd, was 31. He married Eliza Stuart on 9 November 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 30 March 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Winegar
Rosa Eliza Shaw
Marriage: 14 November 1878
Eliza Edith Winegar
Myrtle Winegar
Ivy Winegar
William Sterling Winegar
Rosabelle Winegar
Vera Marie Winegar

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Story Highlight

    History of Rosa Eliza Shaw Winegar by Marva Marble Lawrence (a great granddaughter)

    Birth and Childhood Heritage Missionaries taught the gospel to Rosa Eliza Shaw’s parents years before she was born. Eliza Gibson Wilding Shaw (Rosa’s mother) dreamed of L.D.S. missionaries before s …

    Sources (42)

    • William Winegar, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Wm Winegar in entry for Wilmer W Hill and Lida W Edwards, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William Winegar in entry for Rosa Wilding Shaw Winegar, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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