Asa Wingate

Male1836–15 January 1858

Brief Life History of Asa

When Asa Wingate was born in 1836, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Robert Potter Wingate, was 46 and his mother, Mary Louisinda Bacot, was 36. He married Eliza Jane Stark on 31 December 1857, in Newton, Texas, United States. He lived in Hancock, Mississippi, United States in 1850. He died on 15 January 1858, in Texas, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Texas, United States.

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Asa Wingate
Eliza Jane Stark
Marriage: 31 December 1857

Sources (4)

  • Asa Wingate in household of Robert P Wingate, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Asa Wingate, "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Asa Wingate - Published information: death: 15 January 1851; Newton, Texas, United States

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  • Marriage
    31 December 1857Newton, Texas, United States
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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (4)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 0

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas

    Age 8

    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English wind‐geat ‘windy gap, wind-swept pass’ (literally ‘wind-gate’), such as Wingate (Devon, Durham), Wingates (Lancashire), and Winnats (Derbyshire).

    History: Charles Wyngate (born 1613) came to VA in 1635. John Wingate (born 1636) came to Dover, NH, c. 1658. — The British general Orde Wingate (1903–44) was from a well-known Stirlingshire family in Scotland.

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

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