Richard Leonard Zinn

1858–1917 (Age 58)
Pike Township, Clark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Richard Leonard

When Richard Leonard Zinn was born in November 1858, in Pike Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, his father, Daniel Raffensberger Zinn, was 48 and his mother, Matilda Sturgeon, was 38. He married Sarah Ann Tomlin on 20 January 1880, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 3 July 1917, in Troy, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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Richard Leonard Zinn
Sarah Ann Tomlin
Marriage: 20 January 1880
Norah Pearl Zinn
Mattie M. Zinn
Leta Zinn

Spouse and Children

20 January 1880
Champaign, Ohio, United States


    Norah Pearl Zinn


    Mattie M. Zinn



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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a worker in pewter, Middle High German zin; German Zinn, Yiddish tsin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Zinn in household of Daniel Zinn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard Zinn in household of Matilda Zinn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Richard L Zinn in household of Matilda Zinn, "United States Census, 1880"

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