William P. Wimmer

6 January 1840–21 March 1915 (Age 75)
New Lisbon, Dudley Township, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of William P.

When William P. Wimmer was born on 6 January 1840, in New Lisbon, Dudley Township, Henry, Indiana, United States, his father, John Wimmer, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Hendricks, was 30. He married Sarah Maria Curtis on 8 January 1865, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States in 1870 and Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1880, at the age of 40, his occupation is listed as farmer in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States. He died on 21 March 1915, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William P. Wimmer
1840–1915
Sarah Maria Curtis
1840–1925
Marriage: 8 January 1865
William Willis Wimmer
1865–1930
Maria Elizabeth Wimmer
1868–1951
John Gardner Wimmer
1871–1950
Robert Uriah Wimmer
1875–1955
Sarah Isabel Wimmer
1878–1889
Paris Leroy Wimmer
1881–1883
Roy Edwin Wimmer
1885–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1865Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 1
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German: shortened form of Widmer .German: occupational name from Middle High German wimmer ‘wine maker’.German: nickname from Middle High German wim(m)er ‘knotty growth on a tree trunk’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wemmer
    Widmer
    Wimmers
    Wymer

    Sources (41)

    • William Wimmer in entry for Sarah Wimmer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm Werner in household of Jno Werner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Wimmer in entry for William Willis Wimmer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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