Johann Michael Weÿhmüller
(Abt 1796-)
Johann Michael Weyhmueller
Margaretha Kuemmel
Charles Augustus Winemiller


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Charles Augustus Winemiller 1 2 3

  • Born: 28 Jan 1858, Faurndau, Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, DEU 4 5
  • Christened: 31 Jan 1858, Faurndau, Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, DEU 5
  • Died: 12 Apr 1934, York, York, PA at age 76 1 2
  • Buried: 14 Apr 1934, Seven Valleys: Mount Prospect Cemetery, York, PA 1 6

   Other names for Charles were August Weihmiller,4 Charles Augustus Weihmiller and Karl August Weyhmuller.5

   FamilySearch ID: 9H9D-FY3.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated about 1881.

2. Occupation: cigar maker in Jan 1884 in Shrewsbury Township, York, PA, USA. 4

3. Book: History of York County, Pennsylvania, 1886. 4
August Weihmiller, cigar manufacturer, was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, January 28, 1858, and is the second son of the three children of M. and Margaret (Kimmel) Weihmiller. He came to America when twenty-three years of age. In Germany he received a first class education. On his arrival here he learned the cigar making business, in Seven Valleys with his brother, remaining two years following his trade until January, 1884, when he removed to Shrewsbury, and engaged in manufacturing cigars for himself. Mr. Weihmiller is a member of the F. & A. M., of Shrewsbury Lodge, and of Zion's Lodge K. of P., of Seven Valleys, York County. He employs seven hands and manufactures about 300,000 high priced cigars yearly.

4. Occupation: York County Directory: Beacher, John, cigarmaker, Seven Valley; Beacher, Paris, laborer, Seven Valley; Weihmiller, August, cigarmaker, Shrewsbury; Weihmiller, William F., cigar manufacturer, Seven Valley in 1886 in Shrewsbury Township, York, PA, USA. 7

5. Newspaper: York Daily: Attempted Robbery of Augustus Weihmilller, 4 Jul 1905, York, York, PA. 8 TWO FOOTPADS BEAT A NORTH YORK MAN
Attempted Robbery of Augustus Weihmilller Was Prevented by Persons Who Were Passing
Augustus Weihmlller, of 1004 North George street, was held up and beaten by two footpads shortly before 11 o'clock last night. The Identity of the highwaymen is unknown to the police. Every patrolman on the force has been given a description of the men and instructed to arrest suspicious persons. At the approach of George McCurdy and Roy Spangler, of this city. who were on their way In from North York, the footpads ran. The hold-up occurred on North George street, opposite the main entrance to Prospect Hill cemetery. At the foot of the cemetery hill, near Ebaugh's marble works, Mr. Weihmlller was accosted by two men, who wanted to know the time. He gave them the desired Information and proceeded up the hill. The men followed him. As he reached a point about opposite the main entrance to the cemetery he was struck in the. forehead and knocked down. Although partly dazed by the blow, Weihmlller called for help. George McCurday and Roy Spangler were coming down the hill, and they responded to the call. The highwaymen, who were about to rifle Weihmiller's pockets, became frightened and disappeared Into Small's meadow. Mr. Weihmlller's injuries consist of a cut and bruised hand and an Injured arm. The police were notified. A description of the robbers was given to all patrolmen. One or the robbers, in his flight, lost his hat, which was found and taken to police headquarters.

6. Cause of Death: Died at York Hospital from myocardial myocardial insufficiency, enlarged prostate, nephritis, 12 Apr 1934, York, York, PA. 3

7. Occupation: cigar maker on 12 Apr 1934 in York, York, PA. 3

8. Obituary: The Gazette and Daily: obituary of Charles Augustus Winemiller on 13 Apr 1934 in York, York, PA. 2 Charles Augustus Winemiller, a bachelor, who resided alone in a small house in the rear of 242 South Penn street, died last night at 7:30 o'clock at the York hospital where he had been a medical patient since March 8. Death was caused by a complication of diseases. He was seventy-six years old. He is survived by a brother, William F. Winemiller, of Wilmington, Del., who is taking charge of funeral arrangements.

9. Newspaper: The Gazette and Daily: funeral of Charles Augustus Winemiller, 14 Apr 1934, York, York, PA. 6 Funeral services will be held today for Charles Augustus Winemiller, of 242 South Penn street, who died Thursday night at the York hospital. Services will be held at the funeral parlor of C. O. Goodling, Seven Valleys, at 1:30 p. m. Interment will be made in the Mt. Prospect cemetery, Seven Valleys.


1 Find A Grave,

2 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 13 Apr 1934, page 6. Obituary of Charles Augustus Winemiller.

3, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 43472. Charles Augustus Winemiller. Father Michael Winemiller. Mother Margaret Kimmer. Informant Mrs. Anna C. Burns, Wilmington, DE.

4 John Gibson, historical editor., History of York County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: F. A. Battey Publishing Co., 1886.), Page 184, Shrewsbury Township, August Weihmiller.

5, Deutschland Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898, Karl August Weyhmueller Or Weysmueller, 31 Jan 1858; citing ; FHL microfilm 1,056,882.

6 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 14 Apr 1934, page 4. Funeral of Charles Augustus Winemiller.

7, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1886 York County Directoy, page 340, Beacher; page 515, Weihmiller.

8 The York Daily (York, PA), 4 Jul 1905, page 1.

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