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Winkler, William

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Winkler, William
March 15, 2007 09:16PM
History of Daviess County, Kentucky, Inter-State Publishing Co.,
Chicago, 1883. Reprinted by McDowell Publications, Utica, KY, 1980. p.

WILLIAM WINKLER, born in Washington County, Ky., Oct. 3, 1801, is a son
of Adam Winkler, a native of North Carolina, who settled in Washington
County during the Revolutiou [sic], and in 1812 brought his family to
Daviess County and settled in the woods in Knottsville Precinct.
Indians and wild animals were plenty, but at that time, though the
Indians were peaceable. Adam Winkler lived to see many changes in this
county before his death. William Winkler married Eliza Adams. Of their
twelve children but three are living--Hiram, William and Joseph F. Mrs.
Winkler died June 14, 1844, and June 18, 1846, Mr. Winkler married Alcy
Hale, who died Dec. 16, 1881. Mr. Winkler has been a hard-working man
and is now, in his eighty-second year, enjoying a peaceful old age.

Winkler Adams Hale
Washington-KY NC

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