Orin H Kinsel

8 February 1877–about 22 December 1954 (Age 77)
Newark, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Orin H

When Orin H Kinsel was born on 8 February 1877, in Newark, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, his father, Henry W Kinsel, was 28 and his mother, Theda Ellen Beechler, was 29. He married Henrietta A White on 22 April 1898, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ithaca, Gratiot, Michigan, United States for about 46 years. He died about 22 December 1954, in Newark Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ithaca Cemetery, Ithaca, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Orin H Kinsel
Henrietta A White
Marriage: 22 April 1898
Harold W Kinsel
Lura A Kinsel

Spouse and Children

22 April 1898
Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry W Kinsel


    Theda Ellen Beechler




    Cora Eudina Kinsel


    Lenora Ellen Kinsel


    Myrtle C. Kinsel




World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of the German family names Kinzel or Künzel ( see Kuenzel ).2 Perhaps also an Americanized form of Irish Kinsella .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Oren H Kinsel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orin H Kinsel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora Kinsel, "United States Census, 1920"

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