William Gindelsperger

1872–1941 (Age 68)
Conemaugh Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

When William Gindelsperger was born on 20 September 1872, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter P. Gindlesperger Sr, was 35 and his mother, Catherine Blough, was 35. He married Clara Kauffman on 12 February 1899, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Milford, Black Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Milford Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 28 June 1941, at the age of 68, and was buried in Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gindelsperger
Clara Kauffman
Marriage: 12 February 1899
Bertha Mabel Gindlesperger
Clayton Earl Gindlesperger
John Irvin Gindelsperger
James J Ketly

Spouse & Children

12 February 1899
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Peter P. Gindlesperger Sr


  • Catherine Blough




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Possibly a German topographic name for someone who lived on a mountain near Gindels, Bavaria.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Gindlesperger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Gindlesperger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Gindlesperger, "United States Census, 1940"

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