Wilmer Fred Gingerich

1899–1976 (Age 76)
Stanford, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life of Wilmer Fred

When Wilmer Fred Gingerich was born on 18 April 1899, in Stanford, McLean, Illinois, United States, his father, Christian Gingerich Jr, was 37 and his mother, Elisabeth Appel, was 35. He married Lillian Beatrice Wollett on 12 October 1940. He lived in Garfield Township, Kossuth, Iowa, United States in 1910 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 18 January 1976, in San Mateo, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilmer Fred Gingerich
Lillian Beatrice Wollett
Marriage: 12 October 1940

Spouse & Children

12 October 1940

Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Gingerich Jr


  • Elisabeth Appel




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wilmer Gingerich in household of Ethel Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilmer Gingerich in household of Christ Gingerich, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilmer Gingerich in household of Chris Gingerich, "United States Census, 1910"

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