Leo Adam Finster

1887–1956 (Age 69)
Donnersdorf, Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Leo Adam

When Leo Adam Finster was born on 26 June 1887, in Donnersdorf, Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Franz Nikolaus Finster, was 23 and his mother, Anna Maria Wilhelm, was 22. He married Philomena Reinhart in 1918, in Donnersdorf, Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 November 1956, in his hometown, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Leo Adam Finster
1887–1956
Philomena Reinhart
1892–1973
Marriage: 1918
Olga Philomena Finster
1921–2001
Ernst Finster
1922–1943
Gertrud Finster
1924–1925
Ludwina Anna Finster
1929–2015
Gerhard Finster
1933–2014

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1918
Donnersdorf, Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

  • Franz Nikolaus Finster

    Male1863–1917Male

  • Female1864–1947Female

siblings

(7)

  • Male1887–1956Male

  • Adolf Finster

    Male1888–1888Male

  • Dorothea Finster

    Female1889–1889Female

  • Female1893–1973Female

  • Josef Finster

    Male1894–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1890

Age 3

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 27

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 27

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German finster ‘dark’, ‘gloomy’, or Yiddish fintster(Middle High German vinster). The name may have referred to a person's habitual character, or it may have been acquired as a result of some now irrecoverable anecdote.

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

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