Norma Lucille Tinkey

6 March 1902–25 September 1988 (Age 86)
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Norma Lucille

When Norma Lucille Tinkey was born on 6 March 1902, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, her father, Louis Albert Tinkey, was 29 and her mother, Alice Irene Weldon, was 21. She married Orville Brenton Gensinger on 1 October 1921, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Lincoln Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 25 September 1988, in Walkerton, Lincoln Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Orville Brenton Gensinger
Norma Lucille Tinkey
Marriage: 1 October 1921
Doris Mae Gevsinger
Loraine L Gensinger

Spouse and Children

1 October 1921
St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States


    Doris Mae Gevsinger


    Loraine L Gensinger


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Tanguay .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Norma L Tinkey in household of Albert Tinkey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Norma Tinkey in entry for Carl Wesley Johnson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Norma Lucille Tinkey - Published information: birth-name: Norma Tinkey

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.