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  • ID: I0025
  • Name: William Alonzo Winslow
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 FEB 1887 in Winslow Hill, Benezette , Elk County, PA
  • Death: 24 AUG 1959 in New Castle, Lawrence, PA
  • Occupation: coalminer-Winslow Brothers Deep Mines;small farmer; Electric maintenance; owned town store
  • Burial: AUG 1959 Graceland Mem Cemetary, New Castle PA
  • Residence: Benezette and New Castle PA (In Benezette Bought Lafe Winslow farm 1918; Lafe's house 1926
  • Event: Cause of Death Heart attack/ coronary thrombosis
  • Event: Hobbies/ Enjoyments Tinkering around the house; making ice cream for family and friends;
  • Census: 1930 In Benezette Elk, Pa Retail grocery merchant; wife Gladys was phone operator for Bell phone(the only one in Benezette at the time)
  • Census: 1920 Bennezette, Elk, Pennsylvania
  • Note:
    Grandpa (Bill) Winslow grew up in Winslow Hill and Benezette PA. With his brothers owned and worked the Winslow Brothers coal mine . In addition to a small farm and the coal mines, Bill and Gladys started a small town convenience store out of their house (the old Lafe Winslow home which was once a part roller skating rink) in Benezette; had the only phone that the whole town used; ran the gas filling station; and had the first running water in town In the 40's they moved to New Castle PA and he worked as a electrician. Member of the Epworth Methodist Church. Lived in New Castle Pa for 18 years and was employed with the Johnson Bronze Co. serving as a member of the electrical maintenance crew retiring in 1957. To me as a grandson he was very quiet and although I lived around him until I was almost 13 I don't remember talking or playing with him.
    From son Bill Winslow: Shortly after I was born[Sept.1917]@ Grandparent Burke's home ,Mom & Dad rented some rooms @ The Daily House/Hotel in Benezette for ?# of months,until they bought a 70 acre farm on Winslow Hill from the Glaxner family[I think].A few years later they bought an adjoining 30 acre farm from the Jordon or Gergen family and moved in about the summer of 1919 as Lois was born there Sept.1919.

    Father: William Keene Winslow b: 16 AUG 1846 in Winslow Farm, Benezette, Elk Co, Pa
    Mother: Mary Martha "Minnie" Johnston b: 4 SEP 1856 in Bells Mills,Reynoldsville,Jefferson Co, PA

    Marriage 1 Gladys Myrtle Burke b: 25 APR 1898 in Spring Run, Elk Co., Pennsylvania
    • Married: 7 JUN 1916 in Ridgeway, Elk Co.,PA
    1. Has Children Mary Aletha Winslow b: 31 JAN 1925 in Winslow Hill, Benezette, Elk Co, Pennsylvania
    2. Has Children William Burke Winslow b: 1 SEP 1917 in Burke House, Weedville, Elk County, Pennsylvania
    3. Has Children Lois Lenore Winslow b: 2 SEP 1919 in Winslow Hill,Benezette, PA
    4. Has Children Dorothy Jeanette Winslow b: 27 MAY 1923 in Winslow Hill, Benezette, Pennsylvania
    5. Has Children Jean Fayette Winslow b: 30 MAR 1927 in Benezette, Elk Co., PA
    6. Has No Children Kathleen Winslow b: 1916 in Detroit, Michigan
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