Guy Knavel Wingard

30 August 1918–5 December 2006 (Age 88)
Salix, Adams Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Guy Knavel

When Guy Knavel Wingard was born on 30 August 1918, in Salix, Adams Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Wingard, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Civilla Knavel, was 35. He married Marjorie Elaine Coller on 1 April 1977, in Winchester, Virginia, United States. He lived in Adams Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 5 December 2006, in Myrtle Beach, Horry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Conemaugh Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Guy Knavel Wingard
Marjorie Elaine Coller
Marriage: 1 April 1977

Spouse and Children

1 April 1977
Winchester, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Wingard


    Catherine Civilla Knavel




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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English winyard ‘vineyard’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a vineyard, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one.2 Swedish: ornamental name formed with vin(d)- ‘wind’ + gard ‘farmhouse’, or a habitational name from a place so named.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Guy K Wingard in household of George Wingard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Guy Wingard in household of George Wingard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Guy K Wingard, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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