Heinrick August Yonk

Brief Life History of Heinrick August

When Heinrick August Yonk was born on 13 July 1870, in Bangsbo, Hals, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Johann Heinrich Johnk, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Christina Peters, was 34. He married Maria Elizabeth Cunningham on 7 January 1895, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 30 June 1930, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Heinrick August Yonk
Maria Elizabeth Cunningham
Marriage: 7 January 1895
Garland William Yonk

Sources (18)

  • Henry Yonk in household of John Yonk, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Yonk, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Henry Augusta Yonk, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Jong or German Jung .

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

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The History of John Henry Yonk and His Wife Elizabeth Peters Yonk written by their granddaughter Norma Elizabeth Cowley Wilson

John Henry Yonk and Elizabeth C Peters Yonk were born in Berlin, Germany. John's birth date was November 13, 1833, and Elizabeth's was March 17, 1836. Their parents lived and had their families in G …

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