John Edward Winegar

1917–1981 (Age 63)
Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Winegar was born on 22 April 1917, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Charles Milton Winegar, was 29 and his mother, Mary Agnes King, was 25. He married Mildred Lucille Rogers on 23 December 1939, in St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States. He lived in Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1930. He died on 4 January 1981, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in East Georgia, Georgia, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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John Edward Winegar
Mildred Lucille Rogers
Marriage: 23 December 1939

Spouse & Children

23 December 1939
St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Milton Winegar


  • Female1891–1971Female



  • Robert Winegar


  • Ella Doris Winegar


  • Mary Wangar


  • Anna Gertrude Winegar


  • Male1917–1981Male

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 9

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Wijngaerd, a topographic name meaning ‘vineyard’. This is also a common place name in the Netherlands, and the surname may be a habitational name from one of these places. Also, it could be a metonymic occupational name for a wine producer.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Wangar dans le foyer de Charles Wangar, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John E Winegar dans le foyer de Charles M Winegar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Edward Winegar, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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