Niles Marchant Gwinn

3 September 1923–28 August 2011 (Age 87)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Niles Marchant

When Niles Marchant Gwinn was born on 3 September 1923, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Marchant Wilson Gwinn, was 27 and his mother, Viola S Reimer, was 28. He married Carole Louise Barrett on 17 September 1947, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. He lived in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States for about 5 years and Speedway, Wayne Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 28 August 2011, in Avon, Washington Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Edinburgh, Blue River Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States.

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Niles Marchant Gwinn
Carole Louise Barrett
Marriage: 17 September 1947

Spouse and Children

17 September 1947
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Welsh Gwynn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wiles M Gwinn in household of Marchant N Gwinn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Niles M Gwinn in household of Marchant Gwinn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Niles Gwinn in entry for Barbara Mowery, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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