William Austin Gingerick

1881–1945 (Age 64)
Whitley, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Austin

When William Austin Gingerick was born on 20 January 1881, in Whitley, Indiana, United States, his father, Charles F. Gingerick, was 25 and his mother, Jeannette Olive Rupe, was 19. He married Correy E Kester on 27 January 1905, in Wabash, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Mill Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 5 June 1945, in Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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William Austin Gingerick
Correy E Kester
Marriage: 27 January 1905
Dr. Charles Marvin Gingerick
Donald William Gingerick
John D Gingerich
Tma Jean L Gingerick

Spouse & Children

27 January 1905
Wabash, Indiana, United States


  • Male1906–1980Male

  • Donald William Gingerick


  • John D Gingerich


  • Tma Jean L Gingerick


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

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

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William A Gingerick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William A Gingerich, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Austin Gingerick, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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