Harriet Elizabeth Wintersteen

Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of Harriet Elizabeth

When Harriet Elizabeth Wintersteen was born in 1849, in Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, James Horace Wintersteen, was 28 and her mother, Mahala Dunlap, was 24. She married William Llewellyn Van Alstyne after 1871, in Texas, United States. She lived in Scipio Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Ohio, United States in 1870.

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William Llewellyn Van Alstyne
Harriet Elizabeth Wintersteen
Marriage: after 1871

Spouse and Children

after 1871
Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 11

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Jewish Winterstein .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriott E Wintersteine in household of J H Wintersteine, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriet Wintersteen in household of James Wintersteen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet E Wintersteen in household of James H Wintersteen, "United States Census, 1870"

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