Mary Brink

1856–1934 (Age 78)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Brink was born in 1856, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Cartright Brink, was 24 and her mother, Julia Emily Zufelt, was 18. She died on 6 July 1934, in Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Holgate, Henry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Cartright Brink
1832–1905
Julia Emily Zufelt
1838–1892
Mary Brink
1856–1934
Allan A Brink
1861–
Charles Edward Brink
1857–1942
Elva Marilla Brink
1858–1937
Rebecca Brink
1862–
John H. Brink
1862–1940
Ernest A Brink
1866–1927
Evaline Brink
1868–1948
Joseph Elmer Brink
1870–1930
Andrew Brink
1873–1946

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 4

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.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 7

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 21

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or green, from Middle Low German brinc ‘edge’, ‘slope’, ‘grazing land’, especially a raised meadow in low-lying marshland. In both Danish and Swedish brink is a borrowing of Dutch brinck ‘waterside slope’; in Danish it means ‘where the water runs deep’.

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

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  • Mary Foster, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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