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Cora E. (Genthner) Winchenbach (1860 - 1928)

Cora E. Winchenbach formerly Genthner
Born in Maine, United Statesmap
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Cora E. Genthner was born October 1860-1861 in Maine, daughter of Gorham Genthner and Mary E Genthner.

10 June 1870--When she was 9 years old, Cora E. Genthner lived and attended school in Waldoboro, Lincoln Co., Maine with her father, Gorham-34, mother, Mary E -27 and younger brother, Willie H, aged 5. All members of the family had been born in Maine. Gorham was a farmer. Several Genthner families lived nearby, so she likely had a large community of extended family.

Cora E Genthner and Roscoe D. Winchenbach were married 25 November, 1876 in Waldoboro, Maine. The ceremony was officiated by J. P. Simonton, Clergyman.The bride's calculated age from records was 16. The groom was 31.

16 June 1900-- Cora E.-38 and her husband, Roscoe, a 55 year-old farmer, had been married 23 years. Cora had given birth to 10 children/10 still living. They lived and worked on their farm in Waldoboro town (west part), Lincoln, Maine with their children: Mattie E -19; Carrie M-16; Francis D-13 ; Roscoe L-11; Sammie-9; Fannie E-7; Julia H-5 and Thomas E., aged 4 mos. All family members had been born in Maine.

03 May 1910-Cora E -49 and Roscoe-65, lived on their home farm. Included in the household: Fanny E -16, who worked in a clam? factory; Julie -14; Tomas L -10. Helen E Cook. Roscoe's sister, aged 73, also lived with the family.

She was widowed 04 December 1914, when Roscoe passed away.

She passed away in 1928, at the age of 67-68. BURIAL Dutch Neck Cemetery Waldoboro, Lincoln Co., Maine


"United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 March 2020), Cora E Genthner in entry for Gorham Genthner, 1870.

"Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), Roscoe D Winchenbach and Cora E Genthner, 25 Nov 1876; citing Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.

The record, itself, is actually on image 54, the page before the one that pops up when you click~

  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 April 2020), Cora E Winchenbach in household of Roscoe ? Winchenbach, Waldoboro town (west part), Lincoln, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 173, sheet 12A, family 214, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,596.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 April 2020), Cora E Winchenbach in household of Roscow Winchenbach, Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 175, sheet 13B, family 291, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 543; FHL microfilm 1,374,556.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 19 April 2020), memorial page for Cora E Genthner Winchenbach (1860–1928), Find a Grave Memorial no. 191193187, citing Dutch Neck Cemetery, Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by SS (contributor 49106577) .

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