Alma C Fink

12 March 1886–11 September 1962 (Age 76)
Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Alma C

When Alma C Fink was born on 12 March 1886, in Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States, her father, Michael S. Fink, was 35 and her mother, Elisabeth Neumann, was 36. She married Edward Whiteley on 2 June 1925, in Newport, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States. She lived in Leahy, Douglas, Washington, United States in 1910 and Hartline Election Precinct, Grant, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 11 September 1962, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

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Edward Whiteley
Alma C Fink
Marriage: 2 June 1925

Spouse and Children

2 June 1925
Newport, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Michael S. Fink


    Elisabeth Neumann




    Ida Fink




    John Fink


    Rudolph Fink



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World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 3

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German, Slovenian, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively and cheerful person, or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name, from a Germanic word meaning ‘finch’ ( see Finch ). As a Slovenian surname, it may also be a translation into German of the Slovenian surname Šinkovec (from an old spelling of ščinkovec or ščinkavec ‘finch’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alma Fink, "South Dakota, State Census, 1905"
  • Alma C Fink in household of Michael R Leahy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alma Whiteley in household of Edward Whiteley, "United States Census, 1940"

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