George Windram

15 September 1880–21 July 1948 (Age 67)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Windram was born on 15 September 1880, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, William Windram, was 28 and his mother, Anna Eliza Balmer, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter with Viola Isabella Grasser. He died on 21 July 1948, in his hometown, at the age of 67.

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George Windram
Viola Isabella Grasser
Viola C Windram

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    Viola C Windram


Parents and Siblings

    William Windram


    Anna Eliza Balmer





    Lea Windram


    Florence Windram



    Joesephine Windram


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Wyndham in West Sussex, near West Grinstead, probably named from an unattested Old English personal name Winda + Old English hamm ‘water meadow’; or from Wymondham in Leicestershire and Norfolk, named from the Old English personal name Wīgmund ( see Wyman ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’. The name de Wyndem is found in Westmorland as early as 1284 , and the surname may additionally derive from some unidentified place in northern England.2 Irish (Connacht): Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Gaoithín ‘descendant of Gaoithín’ ( see Gahan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Windram, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Windren, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • George Windram in household of William Windram, "United States Census, 1910"

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