+ Pauline Rose Winkler 1867 – 1912

Born: Ohio, USA 13 Apr 1867

Parents : Joseph T Winkler c1841-before 1910 and Mary Rose Mueller 1843-1914

Siblings: Mary Winkler c1871-?

Married: William Clark 1862-1943 on 11 Feb 1911 at Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Lived in: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Died: 4 Mar 1912 at Cleveland, Ohio, USA and was buried on 6 Mar 1912 in Gilbert Clark’s lot in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland.


Pauline’s parents Joseph T and Mary Rose Winkler arrived in the USA in 1866 from their native German speaking part of Switzerland. In the 1880 census Joseph was a labourer living in Cleveland with his family.

5806 Clinton Ave, viewed in 2012. The house has 4 beds, 2 baths, and approximately 2,355 square feet. The property has a lot size of 5,400 sq ft and was built in 1900.

In 1888 Pauline had married Frank A Vouwie in Cleveland. By the 1910 census both mother and daughter were widows living at 5806,Clinton Ave, a house that they owned. Pauline stated in the 1910 census that she had had no children.

Pauline’s marriage to William on 11 February 1911 only lasted a year as she died on 4 March 1912 and was buried in Gilbert Clark’s lot in Lake View Cemetery. The family placed the following notice in the local paper: ‘Clark-Pauline, beloved wife of William Clark, daughter of Mrs. Rose Winkler, Monday, at 12:30 a. m., at her residence, 5806 W. Clinton. Funeral Wednesday, at 10 a. m., from late residence. ‘

Pauline’s mother died in Cleveland on 2 January 1914.

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