Francis Eugene Klink

August 1890–August 1969 (Age 79)
Grove City, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Francis Eugene

When Francis Eugene Klink was born in August 1890, in Grove City, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Klink, was 32 and his mother, Amelia Shaffer, was 30. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Florence Allender. He lived in Bethel Twp, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Robinson Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died in August 1969, in Nanty-Glo, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Belsano, Blacklick Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Eugene Klink
Florence Allender
Thomas F. Klink
Florence P Klink

Spouse and Children



    Thomas F. Klink


    Florence P Klink


Parents and Siblings

    Christian Klink


    Amelia Shaffer




    Rose Anna Klink


    John Herman Klink



    Wilbert Klink Sr



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name from Slavic klink, a diminutive of klin ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘wedge’.2 German: topographic name ( see Klinge 1, 2).3 German: habitational name from places named Klink or Klinke in Rhineland, Mecklenburg, Silesia, or East Prussia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Klink in household of Christ Klink, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Klink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Klinck in household of Christian Klinck, "United States Census, 1900"

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