William Clayton Gingerich

1870–1945 (Age 75)
College Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Clayton

When William Clayton Gingerich was born on 21 February 1870, in College Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George C Gingerich, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Schreckengast, was 29. He married Chestie Seville Confer on 24 September 1911, in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Potter Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 February 1945, in Potters Mills, Potter Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William Clayton Gingerich
1870–1945
Chestie Seville Confer
1885–1955
Marriage: 24 September 1911
Anna Vida Gingerich
1910–1974
Lena Grace Gingerich
1919–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1911
Centre, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(2)

  • Female1910–1974Female

  • Lena Grace Gingerich

    Female1919–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • George C Gingerich

    Male1830–1906Male

  • Elizabeth Schreckengast

    Female1840–1916Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 7

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • William C Gingrich in household of George Gingrich, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William C Gingerich in household of George Gingerich, "United States Census, 1880"

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