Fredrick John Finkbeiner

27 January 1869–2 August 1949 (Age 80)
Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Fredrick John

Fredrick John Finkbeiner was born on 27 January 1869, in Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan, United States as the son of John Finkbeiner. He married Lavina Schweitzer on 24 December 1891, in Fairhaven Township, Huron, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fairhaven Township, Huron, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Brookfield Township, Huron, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 August 1949, in Huron, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan, United States.

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Fredrick John Finkbeiner
Lavina Schweitzer
Marriage: 24 December 1891
Nellie Finkbeiner
Gordon Charles Finkbeiner
Ethel Finkbeiner
Beatrice Edith Finkbeiner
Earl F. Finkbeiner
Charles John Finkbeiner
Walter Theodore Finkbeiner
Beulah R Finkbeiner
Lloyd Russell Finkbeiner
Dorothy Finkbeiner

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24 December 1891
Fairhaven Township, Huron, Michigan, United States


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    John Finkbeiner




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 10

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: altered form of Finkbunter, a habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Finkbunt, from Middle High German vinke ‘finch’ (or perhaps viehten ‘pine trees’) + biunte ‘enclosed plot’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Finkbinder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred J Finkbinder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred Finkbeiner, "United States Census, 1920"

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