Menno Simon Gingerich

1892–1968 (Age 75)
Daviess, Indiana, United States

The Life of Menno Simon

When Menno Simon Gingerich was born on 11 December 1892, in Daviess, Indiana, United States, his father, Simon Gingerich, was 35 and his mother, Veronica Swartzentruber, was 35. He married Mona Louise Newell on 23 June 1951, in Defiance, Ohio, United States. He lived in Van Buren Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Crane Township, Paulding, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 15 March 1968, in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States.

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Menno Simon Gingerich
Mona Louise Newell
Marriage: 23 June 1951

Spouse & Children

23 June 1951
Defiance, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Simon Gingerich


  • Veronica Swartzentruber




  • Female1884–1970Female

  • Female1885–1958Female

  • Elizabeth Gingerich


  • Rudy Gingerich


  • Lovina S Gingerich


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Manno Gingerich in household of Simon Gingerich, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Meno Gingerich in household of John Aschleman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Meno S Gingrich, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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