Theodore Martin Winterhoff

Male28 December 1873–23 October 1944

Brief Life History of Theodore Martin

When Theodore Martin Winterhoff was born on 28 December 1873, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Andres Johannes Jacob Richard Winterhoff, was 30 and his mother, Gerdina Theodore Tonissen, was 33. He married Ida Boehr about 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 23 October 1944, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70.

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Theodore Martin Winterhoff
Ida Boehr
Marriage: about 1900
Elsie Emma Winterhoff
Walter J. Winterhoff

Sources (8)

  • Tharder Winterhoff in household of Andrew Winterhoff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Missouri Birth Records
  • Theodore Winterhoff, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1900
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 2

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 23

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    From the French form of the Greek name Theodōros, derived from theos ‘god’ + dōron ‘gift’. The name was popular among early Christians and was borne by several saints.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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