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Re: Sinn family, Germany to NY
Posted by: Frederick Johnson (ID *****4516) Date: September 19, 2005 at 17:43:44
In Reply to: Re: Sinn family, Germany to NY by Gina Heffernan of 95

Hi I don't know if any of this info will help you or not,My name is Fred and my ancestors were Sinn's,they came from Wuerttemburg Germany,and he arrived in NY harbour in 1868,His name was Charles William Sinn,he was born May of 1848,and died on Feb 5 1916 in Ithaca NY,He was a butcher and owned a meat market in ithaca,he married twice,first wife was Mary Elizabeth Newton,She was from Bigflats NY,
They had 7 children
1.Sarah Elizabeth Sinn
2.Julia Loretta sinn
3.Bradford Billings Sinn
4.Charles William sinn Jr
5.Thomas Sinn
6.Robert Acey Sinn
7.Henry Harison Sinn
All of which were born in Ithaca Tompkins county Ny

He had a brother that was a few years younger than he was,
His name was Christian Jr,He was born on Jan 21 1864 in germany,Christian was named after his and charles father Christian Sinn Sr, Their parents were Christian Sinn and Minerva Grossman.

Christian Sinn II married Amelia Shumer
They had only 2 kids,
1. Frederick Sinn, B.Jan 1891 in buffalo,died of tetnus,
The story has it that he was swimming in the Cayuga lake inlet,and stepped on a rusted piece of metal.

2.Emma Marie Sinn
Born Jan 1894 in Ithaca

I thought that a lot of the names that you had posted sounded familiar.
Since back in the old days,people were primarally named after family memebers.
If you could get back to me,I'd greatly appriciate it.
Thankyou
Fred Johnson


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