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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Family Time Line

Orin H Kinsel
1877–1954
Henrietta A White
1877–1966
Marriage: 22 April 1898
Harold W Kinsel
1899–1973
Lura A Kinsel
1904–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 April 1898
Michigan, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry W Kinsel

    Male1848–1923Male

    Theda Ellen Beechler

    Female1847–1886Female

siblings

(5)

    Cora Eudina Kinsel

    Female1871–1872Female

    Lenora Ellen Kinsel

    Female1873–1941Female

    Myrtle C. Kinsel

    Female1874–1917Female

    Male1877–1954Male

    Female1882–1962Female

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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