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Arthur Zinken

Arthur Zinken

Male 1893 - 1966  (72 years)

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  • Name Arthur Zinken 
    Born 25 Jun 1893  Drumbo, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer Rubber Factory 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Shoe Work, Shoe Factory 
    Residence 1921  16 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Residence 1931  202 Breithaupt St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1966  174 Wellington St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-171929 
    Died 8 Feb 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I171929  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Philip Zinkan,   b. 1843, , Hessen-Nassau, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1910, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kalbfleisch,   b. 15 Jan 1851, Bright, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 6 May 1869  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F240791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Anna "Lizzie" Miller,   b. 29 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 24 May 1916  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ross Zinken,   b. 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999  (Age 82 years)
     2. Kenneth Harvey Zinken,   b. 30 May 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1991, Red Deer, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F26425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hedwig "Hattie" "Hedy" Meister,   b. 4 Aug 1905, , West Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 2001, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Children 
     1. Richard Ralph "Rick" Zinken,   b. 9 Oct 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 2016, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Gerald Grant "Jerry" Zinken,   b. 1936,   d. 19 Jun 2015, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F50130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Arthur Zinken
    Arthur Zinken
    image from Ancestry Public Member Tree

  • Notes 
    • Arthur Zinken, 72, of 174 Wellington St. N., died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital after a brief Illness.

      He was born in Blenheim Township near Drumbo, June 25, 1893, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip Zinken. He resided in the Twin Cities for more than 50 years and was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. He was formerly employed at the Savage Shoe Co.

      Surviving are four sons, Ross of Waterloo, Kenneth of Red Deer, Alta., and Richard and Gerald, both of Kitchener; one sister, Mrs. Wesley (Eva) McFarlane of New Hamburg, and 16 grandchildren.

      He was predeceased by four brothers and three sisters.

      The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where Rev. F. W. Zinck will conduct the funeral Friday at 2 p.m.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 9 Feb 1966 pg 25

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div.. 20 Page 4.

    2. [S655] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 34712 (1893), Arthur Zinkan, accessed 27 Dec 2009.
      Arthur Zinkan Date of Birth: 25 Jun 1893 Gender: Male Birth County: Oxford Father's Name: Philip Zinkan, farmer of Drumbo Mother's Name: Elizabeth Kalbfleisch

    3. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 26 Page 11.

    4. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
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      [Cemetery Records: Arthur Zinken, bur. 11 Feb 1966; Obituary: d. 08 Feb 1966 in Kitchener; Family Records: b. 25 Jun 1893 in Blenheim Twp, Oxford, d. 08 Mar 1965 in Kitchener.]

    5. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, M., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, M. (1893). Arthur Zinken (1893-1966) - Find A Grave Memorial. Retrieved 21 July 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/147930499/arthur-zinken.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Zinkan Philipp, 23, Wellesley, Germany, s/o Conrad & Elizabeth, married 6 May 1869 Elizabeth Kalbfleish, 19, Bentinck, Canada, d/o Louis & Eva

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jun 1893 - Drumbo, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer Rubber Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 May 1916 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoe Work, Shoe Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - 16 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - 202 Breithaupt St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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