Gertrude Mink

24 February 1887–26 July 1985 (Age 98)
Holgate, Henry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Gertrude

When Gertrude Mink was born on 24 February 1887, in Holgate, Henry, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry Mink, was 26 and her mother, Catherine Weber, was 25. She married John Louis Throm on 20 June 1928, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. She lived in Pleasant Township, Henry, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 July 1985, in Holgate, Henry, Ohio, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Cole Cemetery, Girtys Point, Henry, Ohio, United States.

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John Louis Throm
Gertrude Mink
Marriage: 20 June 1928

Spouse and Children

20 June 1928
Lucas, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Mink


    Catherine Weber




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Czech: from a reduced form of the personal name Dominik ( see Domingo ).2 North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Mein .3 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch menke, minke ‘physical defect’, ‘infirmity’, ‘mutilation’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Mink in household of Henry Mink, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertie Mink in household of Henry Mink, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Mink in household of Henry Mink, "United States Census, 1900"

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