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George Vickerman 1
Winch, Asel , obituary, Oct, 1933, Asel Winch, obituary, Oct, 1933. :
Mr. Asel Winch, son of Asel Winch and Elizabeth English Winch, was born April 24, 1859, and died at Prosper Oct, 10, 1933, about 3:15 pm., after being ill only a few hours. He was Going about his accustomed duties on his place when he was suddenly stricken. He was 74 years of age. Mr. Winch had not been in good health for several months but was able to do some work about his farm. He was busy when the summons came to him.
Mr. Winch was married to Miss Anna Burcell on the 31st day of December 31, 1884,
To this union were born five children, two sons and three daughters. They are Mrs. Geo. Vickerman of Tracy, Mrs. Robt. Milne of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Claire Turner of Canton, Earl Winch of Prosper and Ralph Winch of Marble, all of whom with the wife and mother survive him.
He also leaves six sisters and one brother as follows: Mrs Tom Vickerman, Mrs. James Robbins, Mrs. Jake Houck, Mrs. Geo. Burcell, Mrs. Elwood Stroud, Mrs. Norm Dibble and Albert Winch. Twenty-one grandchildren also survive him.
Mr. Winch had lived all his life in Fillmore county. being born in this county. He had lived in Prosper about 40 years and was highly respected as a citizen. He was always interested in community affairs and did what he could to make his community a good place to live. He was a supporter of the church and a good friend of the pastors who have served in Prosper. He has many friends who sorrow at this time, and who deeply sympathize with his loved ones and seek to comfort them.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the home with Rev. W. R. Palmer officiating, with burial in the Prosper cemetery.
2 Winch, Asel , obituary, Oct, 1933, Asel Winch, obituary, Oct, 1933.
1900 census, Canton twp, Fillmore County, Minnesota, district 1, subdistrict 19, sheet 13B. :
Asel Winch, Head, white, male, birth Apr 1859, age 41, married 15 years, born Minn., father born Canada, mother born Iowa, Farmer, owner, mortgaged, living on farm
Anna Winch, wife, white, female, birth Sept 1867, age 32, married 15 years, mother of 5 children, 5 children still living, born Minn., father born Canada, mother born Ill. , Housekeeper
Ella Winch, daughter, white, female, birth Sept 1885, age 14, born Iowa?, father born Minn, mother born Minn., At School
Winnie Winch, daughter, white, female, birth Mar 1889, age 11, born Iowa, father born Minn., mother born Minn, At School
Earl Winch, son, white, male, birth Aug 1890, age 9, born Iowa, father born Minn., mother born Minn, At School
Bertha Winch, daughter, white, female, birth Apr 1894, age 6, born Iowa, father born Minn., mother born Minn, At School
Ralph Winch, son, white, male, birth May 1896, age 4, born Iowa, father born Minn., mother born Minn, At School
Mrs. G W Sprague, Head, white, female, birth Mar 1850, age 50, widow, married 32 years, mother of 9 children, 6 still living , born New York, father born New York, mother born New York,
3 children, ages 17-9 , all born Minn.
Asel Winch, border, white, male, birth July 1821, age 78, single?, born New York, father born New York, mother born Germany, Farm Laborer
(note by jca.. re Asel Winch sr., "mother born Germany" with a great grain of salt.. )
1895 census, Winneshiek County, Iowa. :
Lafaette Cox age 27, born Minn ,White, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Josephen Cox 24 Iowa Winn Co W Winneshiek Burr Oak
Genevera Cox 7 Minnesota W Winneshiek Burr Oak
Harold Cox 2 Iowa Winn Co W Winneshiek Burr Oak
Freemont Cox, age 22 , born Minn., White, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Eligah Briggs age 59, born Canada ,White, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Lucy Briggs 54 Mich W Winneshiek Burr Oak
Laura Briggs 18 Iowa Winn Co W Winneshiek Burr Oak
Mary Susan Nash, 25, Minn W Winneshiek Burr Oak
Oscar Lloyd Nash, 1, Minn W Winneshiek Burr Oak
Oscar C. Nash age 59, New York White, Winneshiek Decorah
Lana A. Nash 55, New York W Winneshiek Decorah
Acel S Winch, 35 Minn, Farmer, Methodist, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Annie Winch, 27 Minn , Keeping house, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Ella Winch, 8 Iowa Winn Co, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Winnie Winch, 5 Iowa Winn Co, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Earl Winch, 3 Iowa Winn Co, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Bertha Winch, 0 Iowa Winn Co , Winneshiek Burr Oa
Acel Winch, 73, NY , Farmer, Winneshiek Burr Oak
Eliza Winch, 65 Ireland , Keeping house, Winneshiek Burr Oak
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