Apr. 6, 1871 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA
Edward emigrated from England in 1849 and settled in Indianapolis, Indiana where he manufactured boilers. The first company was Kelshaw & Sinker, followed by Dumont & Sinker. He also manufactured coal oil lamps trading as Pratt & Sinker. Later he partnered with Daniel Yandes trading as the Western Machine Works and finally it became the Sinker-Davis Company which traded until the 1950's.