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Godfrey (Gottfried) Wingert

Born - November 7, 1807

Hesse, Darmstadt, Germany

Married -  March 23,  1832

Buffalo, Erie County, New York

Died - March 27, 1879

Bucyrus, Liberty Township, Ohio



Wife - Annie (Kaler) Wingert

Born - September 22, 1807

Württemberg, Germany

Died -1887 -Ohio



Son - Andrew Wingert

Born -1835 - New York

Wife - Elizabeth (Newell) Wingert

Born -1840 - New York

Father - Joel C. Newell

Born -1790- Pennsylvania


Daughter - Anna Marie Wingert

Born - 1836 -Ohio


Son - George Wingert

Born - March 17, 1840

Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio

Married - June 13, 1861

Crawford County, Ohio

Died -  June 25. 1910
Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas

Wife - Mary M. (Kester) Wingert

Born -  July 15, 1835

Crawford County, Ohio

Died - April 27,1909

Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas


Son - Amos Wingert

Born -1842 -Ohio


Daughter - Anna Mariah (Wingert) Kinsey

Born - March 12, 1844 -Ohio

Married - January 1, 1862

Died - March 24, 1930

Husband - Jacob E. Kinsey

Born - September 13, 1838

Died - October 21, 1884


Daughter - Louisa (Wingert) Heck

Born -1848 - Ohio

Married - November 18, 1853

Crawford County, Ohio

Husband - Daniel Heck


Daughter - Eliza Wingert

Born -1848 -Ohio


Son - Godfrey Leonard Wingert

Born - November 4, 1851 - Ohio

Father - Andreas Wingert

Born - August 13,1784

Mother - (Gross) Wingert




Godfrey Wingert (deceased); was born in Germany November 7, 1807. When about 21 year: of age, he concluded to try his fortune in the United States. On his arrival here, he took up his residence near Buffalo, New York, where he bought a small piece of land; and, on March 23, 1832, he married Annie Kaler, who had later come from Germany, and was born there September 22, 1807. They lived near Buffalo six years when they sold their small farm and moved to Ohio, and settled on the farm where Mrs. Wingert and her daughter live. They bought 42 acres on arriving here; but added by purchases until they owned 127 acres. They had eight children, seven of whom are living-Andrew, Annie, George, Amos, Marie, Louisa and Godfrey Leonard . Mr. Wingert was a member of the Reformed Church in his native country, and with which he and his wife were identified here. He was called away March 27, 1879. Their youngest son Godfrey Leonard Wingert was born November 4, 1851, on the farm where his mother now lives, he remained at home on the farm with his parents until July 25, 1876, at which date he was united in marriage with Verlonia A. Hilliker, daughter of Samuel F. Hilliker and Henrietta B. (Duzenberry) Hilliker. She was born in the city of New York. and carne to Crawford County with her parents when about 9 years old. Her parents remained here until the spring of 1879, when they moved to and took up their residence in Beatrice, Nebraska.  Oda May is the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Wingert. They own 40 acres of good land, which he got from his father's estate. They are members of the United Brethren Church of this township.

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