Marvin Otis Winings

29 August 1901–22 April 1985 (Age 83)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Marvin Otis

When Marvin Otis Winings was born on 29 August 1901, in Illinois, United States, his father, John Smith Winings, was 42 and his mother, Alice Ella Baker, was 34. He lived in Lucerne, Kings, California, United States in 1910. He died on 22 April 1985, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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Marvin Otis Winings
Wanda Susan Brown Wycuff

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    John Smith Winings


    Alice Ella Baker




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World Events (8)

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 9

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 24

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Marvin Wining in household of Ella A Wining, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marvin O Winings in household of Ivan W Winings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marvin Winings in household of John S Winings, "United States Census, 1910"

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