Mary E Zindle

26 June 1891–
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Zindle was born on 26 June 1891, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, Frank F. Zindel, was 36 and her mother, Anna Sophia Kansenberger, was 34.

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Frank F. Zindel
Anna Sophia Kansenberger
Anna Sophia Zindel
Mary E Zindle

Parents and Siblings

    Frank F. Zindel


    Anna Sophia Kansenberger




World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 12

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living near a small group of lime trees, from Middle High German linde ‘lime tree’ + the diminutive suffix -le.

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

Sources (2)

  • Mary E Zindle, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Mary E Zindle, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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