Albert Franz Fink

8 April 1881–4 February 1953 (Age 71)
Concord, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Franz

When Albert Franz Fink was born on 8 April 1881, in Concord, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, his father, August Fink, was 39 and his mother, Amelia Kaihl, was 33. He married Meta A. Gerschke on 26 February 1919, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 4 February 1953, at the age of 71, and was buried in Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Albert Franz Fink
Meta A. Gerschke
Marriage: 26 February 1919
Albert Rudolph Fink
Bernice Martha Ann Fink
Alma I Fink
Harvey Fink

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 1
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
Age 2
A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 19
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German, Slovenian, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively and cheerful person, or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name, from a Germanic word meaning ‘finch’ ( see Finch ). As a Slovenian surname, it may also be a translation into German of the Slovenian surname Šinkovec (from an old spelling of ščinkovec or ščinkavec ‘finch’).

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

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Sources (12)

  • Albert Fink, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert F Fink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert Fink in household of August Fink, "United States Census, 1910"

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