Genevieve T. Rinkle

20 February 1908–10 December 2002 (Age 94)
Dimondale, Eaton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Genevieve T.

When Genevieve T. Rinkle was born on 20 February 1908, in Dimondale, Eaton, Michigan, United States, her father, Arthur W. Rinkel, was 28 and her mother, Sylvia M Swagler, was 23. She married Gerald Bateman on 29 April 1929, in Wauseon, Fulton, Ohio, United States. She lived in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Lansing, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 10 December 2002, in Dimondale, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Dimondale, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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Gerald Bateman
Genevieve T. Rinkle
Marriage: 29 April 1929

Spouse and Children

29 April 1929
Wauseon, Fulton, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Sylvia M Swagler




    Doris Blanche Rinkle


    Bernice M Rinkle



World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 2

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name (reflecting the pronunciation of the place name) for someone from Finchale in Durham, named from Old English finc ‘finch’ + halh ‘nook or corner of land’.2 English: possibly a metonymic occupational name or topographic name from Middle English fenkel ‘fennel’. Compare Fennell .3 Respelling of German Finkel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geneivia Rinkle in household of Arther Rinkle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jenevieve T Rinkle in household of Arther W Rinkle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Genovere Bateman in household of Gerald Bateman, "United States Census, 1940"

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