Marie Katherine Zink

FemaleJanuary 1893–1962

Brief Life History of Marie Katherine

When Marie Katherine Zink was born in January 1893, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States, her father, George Henrich Zink, was 45 and her mother, Margaret Knoepp, was 41. She married Raymond Linwood Zimerla on 12 November 1914, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in District 5, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1900. She died in 1962, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hillcrest Burial Park, Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States.

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Raymond Linwood Zimerla
Marie Katherine Zink
Marriage: 12 November 1914
Leoda Mae Zimerla

Sources (7)

  • Marie Zammerla in household of Raymond Zammerla, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maria Katherine Zink, “Maryland, County Marriages, 1600-2013.”
  • Marie Katherine Zink Zimerla, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    12 November 1914Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 5

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 19

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle High German zinke ‘peak’, acquired either as a topographic name by someone who lived on or near a crag or on a pointed piece of land or as a nickname for a man with a singularly pointed nose. Compare modern German slang Zinken ‘hooter, nose’. The same word was used to denote the cornet, although the semantic development is not clear, and the surname may sometimes have been metonymic for a player of this instrument. It was not until the 16th century that the metal zinc was discovered and named (apparently from its jagged appearance in the furnace), so this is unlikely to be the origin of the surname.

    German: from the old personal name Jacinctus, which derives from Hyacinthus, a Christian saint's name (see Jacinto ). Compare Sink .

    In some cases also a Germanized or Americanized form of Czech and Slovenian Cink .

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

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