WILLIAM SAMUEL GINGERICH

1890–1981 (Age 90)
Springettsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of WILLIAM SAMUEL

When WILLIAM SAMUEL GINGERICH was born on 7 October 1890, his father, Eli L Gingerich, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Nye, was 24. He lived in Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 8 August 1981, at the age of 90, and was buried in Springettsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli L Gingerich
1863–1942
Mary Elizabeth Nye
1866–1901
Curvin Alfred Gingrich
1888–1918
WILLIAM SAMUEL GINGERICH
1890–1981
George Edward Gingerich
1892–1984
Ohmer Franklin Gingrich
1895–1974
Ralph Eugene Gingerich
1897–1982

Parents & Siblings

  • Eli L Gingerich

    Male1863–1942Male

  • Mary Elizabeth Nye

    Female1866–1901Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 S Gingerich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Samuel Gingerich, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • William Samuel Gingerich, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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