Henry Hugh Winter


Henry Hugh Winter was born in Dublin, Ireland in August 1832.

1900 Census Information:

According to the United States census recorded on June 6, 1900, Hugh Winter (68) owned a home in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, with his wife, Ida Ann Winter (51). It was reported that they had been married for 25 years, and she was the mother to 6 children, all of whom were still living. Also in their home were their children; Fannie Winter (21), Hugh Geo Winter (20), Ida Winter (18), Annie Winter (16), and Miles T. Winter (14). All family members were born in South Carolina, except Hugh who was born in Ireland. Hugh Winter worked for the railroad, Hugh Geo Winter was a machinist, Annie Winter and Miles T. Winter were at school.


Mr. Hugh Winters, who was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1832, coming to America in 1850, was buried this afternoon at St. Peter’s Catholic churchyard. He was twice married, his first wife being Mary Bridget Cahill of Charleston, a native of Ireland. From this marriage three children survive: William C. Winters, John L. Winters, and Thomas F. Winters. His second wife, formerly Miss Ida Turner of Spartanburg, survives. There are several living children from this marriage; Mrs. C. B. Pope, Misses Fannie Winters and Ida Winters, G. H. Winters and Miles T. Winters of Columbia, Mrs. Henry Brockmann of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. Edwards of Blaney.

For 25 years Mr. Winters had been connected with what is now the Southern Railway company. At one time he was connected with Arsenal academy, a part of the State university . He lived a few years in Laurens and Spartanburg, but the remainder of his residence in America has been in Columbia.

He was quite a landscape gardener and for years had charge of Sidney park, before it was sold to the Seaboard Air Line.

Obituary Information:

December 1, 1909  Columbia Record (published as THE DAILY RECORD.)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 8

Tombstone Information:

Located in Saint Peter’s Catholic Church Cemetery
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
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