Tella O Windel

Indiana, United States

The Life of Tella O

When Tella O Windel was born in 1871, in Indiana, United States, her father, Anthony N. Windell, was 29 and her mother, Elvira Binkley, was 21. She lived in Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Anthony N. Windell
Elvira Binkley
Tella O Windel
Venuvia "Neva" B. Windell
John L. B. Windell

Parents and Siblings

    Anthony N. Windell


    Elvira Binkley




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

German: perhaps a patronymic or metronymic from Wendel, which in southern Germany and Austria is a short form of the male personal name Wendelin and in north Germany of the female personal name Wendelke.

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

Sources (2)

  • Tella O Windel in household of Antony M Windel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Stella O Harper in entry for Mrs Elvira Binkley Windell, "Indiana, Harrison County, Index Cards to Corydon Democrat Newspaper Obituaries, 1861-2008"

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