George Blanchard Winslow

11 August 1843–16 September 1910 (Age 67)
Kings, New York, United States

The Life of George Blanchard

When George Blanchard Winslow was born on 11 August 1843, in Kings, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Winslow, was 41 and his mother, Abigail Barrell, was 32. He married Margaret E. Chapin in 1865. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1875. He died on 16 September 1910, at the age of 67, and was buried in New York City, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Blanchard Winslow
Margaret E. Chapin
Marriage: 1865
Albert Staynor Winslow
George Blanchard Winslow
Ruben M Winslow
Edward Winslow
Walter B Winslow

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Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Winslow


    Abigail Barrell




World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 5

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

Age 18

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Winslow, a place in Buckinghamshire named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name or byname Wine (meaning ‘friend’) + Old English hlāw ‘hill’, ‘mound’, ‘barrow’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George B Winslow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Winslow, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • George Blanchard Winslow, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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