John Edward Zinner Sr

3 October 1895–12 May 1985 (Age 89)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Zinner Sr was born on 3 October 1895, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Valentine G Zinner, was 32 and his mother, Caroline B Schneider, was 32. He married Mary Ann Bauer about 1920. He died on 12 May 1985, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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John Edward Zinner Sr
Mary Ann Bauer
Marriage: about 1920

Spouse and Children

about 1920

Parents and Siblings

    Valentine G Zinner


    Caroline B Schneider




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a worker in pewter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zin ‘pewter’ ( see Zinn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Zimmer in household of Valeten Zimmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Zinner in household of Valentine Zinner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John E Zinner in household of Valentine G Zinner, "United States Census, 1910"

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