Theadore Little Winterbottom

Male1 June 1860–16 November 1944

Brief Life History of Theadore Little

When Theadore Little Winterbottom was born on 1 June 1860, in Jefferson Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States, his father, William P. Winterbottom, was 36 and his mother, Jane Davenport, was 23. He married Sarah Alice Alward on 10 October 1889, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1905 and Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years. He died on 16 November 1944, in United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Oak Ridge, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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Theadore Little Winterbottom
Sarah Alice Alward
Marriage: 10 October 1889
David Walter Winterbottom
Addie Winterbottom
Theodore Harold Winterbottom

Sources (17)

  • Theodore L Winterbottom, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Theadore Little Winterbottom, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Theodore L. Winterbottom, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1889Sussex, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 22

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from an unidentified place, probably in Saddleworth (Yorkshire), known as Winterbottom, presumably a valley bottom where cattle or sheep were overwintered (from Old English winter ‘winter’ + botm, bothm ‘valley bottom’).

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

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