When Peter Laboyteaux Wimmer was born on 5 April 1810, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Peter Wimmer, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Shirley, was 24. He married Mary Harlan on 28 January 1828, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in California, United States in 1870 and Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1880. He died on 17 August 1892, in Cambria, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in San Luis Obispo, California, United States.
German: shortened form of Widmer .
German: occupational name from Middle High German wimmer ‘wine maker’.
German: nickname from Middle High German wim(m)er ‘knotty growth on a tree trunk’.
This is the life story of James Powell and Jemima Wimmer, his wife. It was written by Tyrone Taylor Powell, a great great grandson and was presented at the James Powell Reunion in 1980. The story c …