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George John Wintersteen

George John Wintersteen

Male 1920 - 2010  (89 years)

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  • Name George John Wintersteen  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 29 Sep 1920  Chicago, Cook Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army Air Forces - WW II 
    Occupation Business - Mobile Home, Recreational Vehicle Business 
    Died 27 Apr 2010  Gilbert, Maricopa Cnty, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Green Acres Cem, Scottsdale, Maricopa Cnty, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Person ID I609  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2020 

    Family Ruby Jane Elson,   b. 16 Dec 1923, Riverside, Berrien Cnty, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 2005, Mesa, Maricopa Cnty, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 14 May 1949  Riverside, Berrien Cnty, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Carol Jean Wintersteen,   b. 24 Feb 1951, South Bend, St. Joseph Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1951, South Bend, St. Joseph Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Marybeth Wintersteen,   b. 3 Oct 1952, South Bend, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Donna Jean Wintersteen,   b. 4 Jul 1954, South Bend, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Linda Jill Wintersteen,   b. 6 Dec 1956, South Bend, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1940 census records that "Nickolas Winterstien" [sic], 68, born in Germany, and his wife Dora, 55, also born in Germany, lived with their two sons: George, 19, born in Illinois; and Raymond, 14, born in Michigan; they also lived there in 1935. No employment is listed for the parents; George was designated a "new worker" but had earned no income. 1940 U.S. Census, South Haven, Van Buren Cnty, MI (T 627, Roll 1822, ED 80-30, stamped p. 422).
    • In 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, George enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. The enlistment card note that he had completed 4 yrs of high school and was qualified as a "semiskilled chauffeur and driver" of buses, taxis, trucks and tractors.
    • The Social Security Death Index records that George J. Wintersteen (SSN issued by Michigan) was born 29 Sep 1920 and died 27 Apr 2010 while residing in Gilbert, Maricopa Cnty, AZ.

  • Sources 
    1. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com), (Claude H Elson; 16 Mar 1951).

    2. [S70] Knecht, Karen|, Karen Beth Knecht, "Correspondence", (Karen B. Knecht, alohakarenk@hotmail.com).

    3. [S281] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).

    4. [S749] Ancestry Tree - Minnick [Elston / Elson], Teri Minnick, Minnick Tree - DNA, (Ancestry.com, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/159897039/listofallpeople/).

    5. [S3] Personal |, Person Named, Spouse, or close Relative or Friend, (Cristine Berry).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com), 103389025.

    7. [S88] Barbara Pavan|, Barbara Nelson Pavan, Email and other Reports, (Barbara Nelson Pavan, bpavan@verizon.net ).

    8. [S3] Personal |, Person Named, Spouse, or close Relative or Friend, (Donna Jean Wintersteen).