William George Winans1,2

#2161, b. 2 March 1852, d. before 9 December 1871
William George Winans|b. 2 Mar 1852\nd. b 9 Dec 1871|p2161.htm|Thomas DeKay Winans|b. 6 Dec 1820\nd. 10 Jun 1878|p2158.htm|Celeste Louise Revillon|b. 1828\nd. a 14 Mar 1861|p2159.htm|Ross Winans|b. 17 Oct 1796\nd. 11 Apr 1877|p2162.htm|Julia DeKay|b. 10 Aug 1802\nd. 24 May 1850|p2163.htm|G. Revillon|b. 1801|p2250.htm||||
  • Birth*: William George Winans was born on 2 March 1852 at MD, US; very possibly named for his uncle William George Whistler, he had an older brother George who apparently died young.1,3,4
  • He was the son of Thomas DeKay Winans and Celeste Louise Revillon.1
  • (Witness) Census: William George Winans witnessed the census of Thomas DeKay Winans and Celeste Louise Revillon in 1860 at 30 Hollins Street, Baltimore, MD, US, ;
    Winans, Thos 39 320k, 720k NJ
         Mrs. 32 France
         Ross 9 MD
         William 7 MD
         Celestia 5 MD
    Revillons, Mathilda 20 Russia
         Marie 18 Russia
    3 Irish servants, 6 Md-born servants.1
  • Immigration*: William George Winans immigrated on 31 May 1871 to New York, New York, NY, US; on board the Scotia age 19, no occupation.5
  • Death*: He died before 9 December 1871 at St. Petersburg, Russia.6,3
  • Burial*: He was buried on 9 December 1871 at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, US; his burial site may be seen here.3


  1. [S553] 1860 US Federal Census (Population Schedule), MD, Baltimore City (Database online, Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, 2004), Ward 18, sheet 634, dwelling 4162, family 4402; http://www.ancestry.com, subscription database, (Digital scan of original records in the National Archives, Washington, DC).
  2. [S578] Whistler Family Biographies (http://www.whistler.arts.gla.ac.uk/correspondence/people.htm: Centre for Whistler Studies, 2007).
  3. [S597] Find a Grave (http://www.findagrave.com/: n.pub.).
  4. [S659] Submissions, Winans Papers, 1828 - 1963, Special Collections MS 916 (201 W. Monument St. Baltimore, MD 21201: Maryland Historical Society), Box 4, folder 107, list of marriages copied from family bible; Maryland Historical Society Library.
  5. [S507] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com The Generations Network, 2006); Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, UT, US.
  6. [S610] New York Times Archives 1851 - 1980, New York Times, http://query.nytimes.com/search/query?srchst=p, 2007, June 15, 1878; http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9F07EFD8173EE63BBC4D52DFB0668383669FDE