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
Sarah Maria Curtis
Marriage: 8 January 1865
William Willis Wimmer
Maria Elizabeth Wimmer
John Gardner Wimmer
Robert Uriah Wimmer
Sarah Isabel Wimmer
Paris Leroy Wimmer
Roy Edwin Wimmer

Spouse and Children

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


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    +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.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    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.

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    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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