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 Valentine G. Dinkel

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Valentine G. Dinkel

  • Birth 15 Sep 1857 Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
  • Death 29 Mar 1923 Pinckney, Livingston County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Pinckney, Livingston County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 6663729

Valentine Dinkel was born in Neu-Ulm, Bayern (Bavaria) Germany in 1857, the sixth of ten children of Gottlieb Dinkel and Katharina Elizabetha Neubronner. At the age of 14, he and a friend emigrated to the US aboard the SS Rhein, arriving in New York on July 8, 1871. He arrived in Putnam Township, Livingston County in 1876 and married Maria Lakin on November 28, 1878. Valentine and Maria had six children: John C, Bertha, Walter D, Albert, Eugene, and Otto Valentine. Family members still live in the little house in Pinckney, Michigan, where Valentine and Maria lived after they stopped farming and moved into town. He died of broncho pneumonia on March 29, 1923. in Pinckney, Livingston County, Michigan.

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  • Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 5 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6663729
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Valentine G. Dinkel (15 Sep 1857–29 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6663729, citing Pinckney Cemetery, Pinckney, Livingston County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Shiver (contributor 46539565) .