Cecilia Shinsky

28 March 1895–11 January 1980 (Age 84)
Berea, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Cecilia

When Cecilia Shinsky was born on 28 March 1895, in Berea, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Franciszek Frank Sosinski, was 30 and her mother, Helen Bonk, was 23. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Joseph Zimmerman. She lived in Sheffield Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Lorain, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 11 January 1980, in Charleston, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Zimmerman
Cecilia Shinsky
Geraldine Zimmerman
Harold J Zimmerman
Laverne K Zimmerman
Joseph C Zimmerman
James Anthony Zimmerman
Dean Zimmerman

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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.
Age 1
The Village of Lorain became a city in 1896.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 23
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Jewish (American): shortened form of some original eastern Ashkenazic surname.

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

Sources (8)

  • Aclia Zimmerman in household of Joe Zimmerman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecilia Shinski in entry for James Anthony Zimmerman and Gloria Ann Young, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Celia Shinski in entry for Geraldine Zimmerman, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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