Delbert Freeman Dinkins

1 August 1903–29 May 1975 (Age 71)
Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of Delbert Freeman

When Delbert Freeman Dinkins was born on 1 August 1903, in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States, his father, George Byron Dinkins, was 32 and his mother, Rosetta America Rutherford, was 20. He married Helen Lenore Lieece on 21 January 1925, in Orange, California, United States. He immigrated to Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1941 and lived in Madera, Madera, California, United States in 1935 and San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. He died on 29 May 1975, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Green Acres Memorial Park, Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Delbert Freeman Dinkins
Edna Sowby Nilsson
Marriage: 9 June 1936
Delberta Deanne Dinkins
Delbert Freeman Dinkins

Spouse and Children

9 June 1936
Utah, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant (with English possessive -s) of Irish Dinkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Delbert Denkins in household of George B Denkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Delbert Dinkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Household of George B Denkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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