Marguerite Sinkler

Female1895–3 February 1979

Brief Life History of Marguerite

When Marguerite Sinkler was born in 1895, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, her father, Major Daniel Lesesne Sinkler, was 30 and her mother, Ellen Hall, was 28. She married Courtney Valk on 9 April 1917. She lived in Charleston, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 February 1979, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in St. Philip's Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Courtney Valk
Marguerite Sinkler
Marriage: 9 April 1917

Sources (8)

  • Marie Calk in household of Daniel L Sinkler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Marguerite Sinkler Valk in entry for Mrs Nellie Hall Sinkler Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Margaret Sinklen in household of Dave L Sinklen, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1917
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    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.

    1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

    Age 21

    South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.


    Age 22

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an altered form of Singler .

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

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