Mary Winchell was born on 2 March 1847, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She married Henry Sanford Brownell in 1861. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Mills, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 11 August 1921, in Hastings, Mills, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hastings Cemetery, Hastings, Mills, Iowa, United States.
English: from Old English wencel ‘child’, perhaps used to distinguish a son from his father with the same personal name or perhaps a nickname for a person with a baby face or childlike manner.
Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Windshiel (formerly Winscheill) in Berwickshire.
Americanized form of Jewish Winschel .