Mahlon H Vinkle

26 April 1871–
Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mahlon H

When Mahlon H Vinkle was born on 26 April 1871, in Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, Henry Vinkle, was 26 and his mother, Aurora M Walker, was 24. He married Myrtle C Crawford on 10 November 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Norway, Dickey, North Dakota, United States in 1900.

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Mahlon H Vinkle
Myrtle C Crawford
Marriage: 10 November 1893
Harold N. Vinkle

Spouse and Children

10 November 1893
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Vinkle






    Minerva L Vinkle


    Aurora Vinkle


    Nina Vinkle


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 8

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name (reflecting the pronunciation of the place name) for someone from Finchale in Durham, named from Old English finc ‘finch’ + halh ‘nook or corner of land’.2 English: possibly a metonymic occupational name or topographic name from Middle English fenkel ‘fennel’. Compare Fennell .3 Respelling of German Finkel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mahlon Vinkle in household of Henry Vinkle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mahlon H Vinkle in household of Henry Vinkle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mahlon H Vinkle, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

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