Pauline R Zinn

January 1898–12 July 1953 (Age 55)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Pauline R

When Pauline R Zinn was born in January 1898, in Illinois, United States, her father, William Carlos Zinn, was 30 and her mother, Anna Belle McKinney, was 38. She married James Lane Brunsteter in 1929. She lived in Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 12 July 1953, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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James Lane Brunsteter
Pauline R Zinn
Marriage: 1929

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    William Carlos Zinn


    Anna Belle McKinney




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 12

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

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

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a worker in pewter, Middle High German zin; German Zinn, Yiddish tsin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pauline Ginn in household of William C Ginn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pauline Brunsteter in household of James L Brunsteter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pauline R Brunsetter in household of James L Brunsetter, "United States Census, 1930"

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