Sophia Winpigler

F, b. 19 August 1788
     Sophia was born on Tuesday, 19 August 1788 in Frederick County, Maryland. She was the daughter of Franz Heinrich & Sarah [Ridgely] Winbegler. Sarah was the daughter of Westall & Urith Ridgely. Sophia married Johan Georg Heim, son of Johan Andreas Heim and Maria Catharina Martzen, on 30 May 1810 in Frederick City, Frederick County, Maryland, at the Evangelical Lutheran Church.1 George & Sophia had children: Nathaniel 5/20/1812- 1880][m. 1837 Lucinda Blackman], John Andrew [5/20/1812-9/17/1891][m. Nancy Ann Winn], Mary Catherine [6/07/1814-7/08/1896][m. 1/05/1840 Christopher Columbus Holt], Francis Grafton [4/09/1816-2/00/1898][m. 1837 Nancy Caroline Buckingham], Thomas Avery [7/31/1817-9/17/1891][m. 1843 Mary Ellen McFarlin], Elizabeth Ann [3/13/1819][m. William Chesshir], John, Judith [1/00/1824], William J. [1829],& Susan [3/00/1833][m. Joseph M. Cates]. 7 October 1850, Sophia was listed on the U.S. Federal Census in District 21, Bedford County, Tennessee. Enumerated in this household were Sophia Heims [63 Tennessee], John A. [35 Tennessee], Judith [25 Tennessee], John [23 Tennessee], William [21 Tennessee], Susan [18 Tennessee] & John Muse [1 Tennessee].2


Johan Georg Heim b. 6 Jan 1785


  1. [S2009] Maryland, U. S., Compiled Marriages, 1655-1850.
  2. [S674] 1850 United States Federal Census: District 21, Bedford County, Tennessee - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.