Maria Paula Zink

22 January 1912–31 March 1979 (Age 67)
Kindberg, Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria

The Life Summary of Maria Paula

Maria Paula Zink was born on 22 January 1912, in Kindberg, Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria as the daughter of Josef Zink and Henriette Mayer. She married Erwin Rudolf Kostron in 1949, in Vienna, Austria. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 31 March 1979, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Erwin Rudolf Kostron
1901–1973
Maria Paula Zink
1912–1979
Marriage: 1949
Elisabeth Maria Kostron
1944–2013

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1949Vienna, Austria
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1914
    Age 2
    Start of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian throne, is assassinated. Austria joins Germany in fighting the Allies.
    1918
    Age 6
    The Hapsburg Empire is overthrown. Austria became a republic.
    1938
    Age 26
    German troops seize Austrian lands. Adolf Hitler announces its union with Germany.

    Name Meaning

    German:1. from Middle High German zinke ‘peak’, acquired either as a topographic name by someone who lived on or near a crag or on a pointed piece of land or as a nickname for a man with a singularly pointed nose. Compare modern German slang Zinken ‘hooter’. The same word was used to denote the cornet, although the semantic development is not clear, and the surname may sometimes have been metonymic for a player of this instrument. It was not until the 16th century that the metal zinc was discovered and named (apparently from its jagged appearance in the furnace), so this is unlikely to be the origin of the surname. 2. from Jacinctus, which derives from Hyacinthus, a saint's name. Compare Spanish Jacinto , Italian Giacinto .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jacinto
    Giacinto
    Cink
    Zinck
    Zingg
    Zinke

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