(Johann) Diedrich Winkelman (1848-1923) Germany
The Winkelman family had a Confectionary store at 304 Van
Brunt from at least 1879 to at least 1958
Birth of Diedrich Winkelman circa 1848 Germany
Marie Elizabeth Rugge - May 21, 1874
Occupation: Confectionary, ice cream and candy.
Naturalization: Brooklyn October 20, 1879 Kings County
(Mary) Mammie, 1875
- Henry Fred, 1879
WWI DR: Henry Fred Winkelmann, age 37, 64 Woodhull Street,
born November 22, 1879, candy maker, 304 Van Brunt Street
1930 Hicks Street:
Henry Winkelman 50, confectioner,
Nellie Winkelman 44, wife,
Florence Winkelman 25, daughter,
Minnie Winkelman 15 daughter
Death: May 22, 1858 304 Van Brunt Street,
buried Luteran Cemetery. He owned an "old-time" candy store
at 304 Van Brunt that he had inherited from his father in 1923.
Henry Winkelmann lived at 304 Van Brunt for 77 years and
had been born two doors away. He was survived by to daughters, Minnie and Florence, two brothers,
Fred and George, and as sister Mrs. Florence McDonnell.
"his shop with its dark wood trimming and old
fashioned mirror was a meeting place for neighborhood boys.
Although some of the boys had become grandfathers they still
came to chat around the store's pot belly stove.
The candy maker had worked in the shop since he was 14. The family made ice cream in the cellar and stored it in
New York World Telegram
- Elizabeth, Lizzie, circa 1886
Married Frederick Gunnarson
Married Enoch Conrad Gunnarson
- George, 1892, engraver, litho
1930: 304, Street?, George Winkleman 37, own $7,500, engraver printing,
Florence Winkleman 27, sister
1918: George Winkelman 304 Van Brunt, born Sept 28, 1892 lithographer single,
registered for the WWI Draft Registration.
WWII Registration: George H. Winkelman, 302 Van Brunt street Brooklyn,
born Sep 28, 1892,
relative Florence McDonald 304 Van Brunt, employer,
Snyder and Black 200 William street, NYC
Death: George Winkelman
Last Residence: 11231 Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States of America
Born: 28 Sep 1892
Died: Sep 1967
WINKELMAN GEORGE 1967-09-18 38325 39 - Greenwood Cemetery
- Frederich, 1895, policeman NYC
Fred was listed in the 1930 census in Manhattan, police:
Fred Winkelmann 32, born Brooklyn,
Mildred Winkelmann 30, wife,
Rose Smith 69, mother,
Herbert Ralph Hoover 36, boarder.
WWII DR: Fred Winkelmann 544 West 110 st NY age 46, born Brooklyn, April 30, 1895
contact F MacDonald 304 Van Brunt St. Brooklyn, employer police department, 28th precinct, NYC
Death: Fred Winkelman
Last Residence: New York
Born: 30 Apr 1895
Died: Oct 1965
- Florence c 1898
Married Peter Joseph MacDonald
Note: This family is well documented in the Pennell Family Tree on Ancestry.com. Lots of great pictures.s
of the family and the neighborhood.
1879, 1880, 1882,
308 Van Brunt,
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1879, 1880, 1882
Note: Confectioners made and/or sold sweets, candies, cakes.
1890, 1892, 1889/90 304 Van Brunt confectioner.
In 1890 D. Winkelmann proposed to put a new store front at 304 Van Brunt to cost $250.
1892 Census Ward 12, E. D. 04, Diderich Winkelman age 44, confectioner,
Maria, age 37, born Germany,
Mammie age 17,
Henry age 12,
Lizze age 6, Minnie age 3, children born US.
1889, 1890: Diedrich Winkelman
Location 2: 304 Van Brunt
Year: 1889, 1890
1900 Census: 304 Van Brunt,
Dedrick "Wingelman" 52 born Jan 1848, born Germany, m 26 years, 7 children 7 still living,
immigration 1870, store keeper,
Mary Wingelman 46, born Germany, immigrated 1873,
Henry Wingelman 21,
Elizabeth Wingelman 15,
Minnie Wingelman 18,
George Wingelman 8,
Frederick Wingelman 5
Florence Wingelman 2, children all born New York.
1905: 304 Van Brunt, Detrich Winkelman M 58y Germany, candy store,
wife Maria Winkelman F 51y Germany,
daughter Mary Winkelman F 30y United States,
daughter Elizabeth Winkelman F 19y United States,
daughter Minnie Winkelman F 16y United States,
son George Winkelman M 12y United States,
son Frederick Winkelman M 10y United States,
daughter Florence Winkelman F 7y United States
1910 Census: Ward 12, 304 Van Brunt, "Richard" Winkelmann 63,
married 35 years 9 children 7 living, immigrated 1869 naturalized,
Mary Winkelmann 56, immigrated 1870,
George Winkelmann 17, engraver, litho,
Fred Winkelmann 14
Florence Winkelmann 12
1919 Registered voters: Winkelman, George, Henry and and Dietrick 304 Van Brunt St
1920: 304 Van Brunt: D Winkleman 72, confectioner retail,
Maria Winkleman 63,
George Winkleman 27, lithographer, factory,
Frederick Winkleman 23, time keeper, steamship,
Florence Winkleman 22, none
Winkelman, Diedrich, 76 y, Nov 28, 1923, #21037