Harry Abraham Winter

9 June 1903–1 July 1996 (Age 93)
Eldred Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harry Abraham

When Harry Abraham Winter was born on 9 June 1903, in Eldred Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hiram Edward Winter, was 34 and his mother, Emily J. Smithgall, was 26. He had at least 2 sons with Ruth Ellen Hocker. He lived in Cogan Station, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1988. He died on 1 July 1996, in Eldred Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Montoursville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Harry Abraham Winter
Ruth Ellen Hocker
Harry Hiram Winter
Donald Edward Winter

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Danish, and Swedish: nickname or byname for someone of a frosty or gloomy temperament, from Middle English, Middle High German, Danish, Swedish winter (Old English winter, Old High German wintar, Old Norse vetr). The Swedish name can be ornamental.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Winter ‘winter’, either an ornamental name or one of the group of names denoting the seasons, which were distributed at random by government officials. Compare Summer , Fruhling , and Herbst .3 Irish: Anglicized form (part translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla-Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. This name is also Anglicized McAlivery.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Winters in household of Hiram Winters, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Winter in household of Hiram Winter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry A Winter in household of Hiram E Winter, "United States Census, 1910"

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