Biography of Wallace M. Winchell
Madison County, NY Biographies





Winchell, Wallace M., son of Luman and Mary (Wood) Winchell, was born in the house which has always been his home, September 19, 1833. His father, who was born in this town near New Woodstock, was a man of prominence in his time and held the rank of captain in the militia. He died in July, 1883. John (grandfather) Winchell was a soldier of the war of 1812 and died from exposure endured in the service. He was a native of Connecticut and one of the earliest settlers of this town. Wallace M. Winchell was educated in the common schools and has always been a farmer. He succeeded to the homestead farm of 240 acres in 1858. In politics he is a Democrat. He has been twice married, first in 1865 to Francis Ingalls, daughter of Joseph Ingalls of Lenox; his second wife was Arletta Woodcock, daughter of John Woodcock of Fenner. Of this union are two children: Floyd and Flossie Winchell.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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