FINKE EMMA CHARLOTTE

Female 1875 - 1951


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  • Born  13 Aug 1875 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  23 Jun 1951  East St. Louis hospital, Il. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  North Prairie Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I00010  Gynzer's Genealogy Database
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2005 

    Father  FINKE CASPER,   b. 16 Jan 1846, Hordingshausen,Hanover, Gem.;dob may be 1/6/1846;to USA with parents at age 11 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1927, Hoyleton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  KRUEGER MARY (MARIA),   b. 17 Dec 1850, Cairo, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1935 
    Married  21 May 1868  Washington Co., IL; Geo. Buehner, Minister of Gospel Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00092  Group Sheet

    Family  BRINK CHARLES F.,   b. 15 Feb 1865, Huegely, Illinois on family farm Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1933, Nashville, Il. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Nov 1900  Home of Bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Casper Finke Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. BRINK ELINOR,   b. 24 Dec 1902, Brink Store living quarters, Huegely, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location, E.St. Louis, Illinois; Buried Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. BRINK DELTA,   b. 7 Mar 1904, Huegely, Illinois home Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1991, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. BRINK HELEN VIENA,   b. 6 Jun 1906, Huegely home, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1976, Hutchinson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. BRINK RAYMOND LEROY,   b. 18 Feb 1912, Huegely, Washington County, Illinois home Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1997, Centralia Manor, Centralia, Monroe County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00012  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    4 Generation Krueger
    4 Generation Krueger
    4 Generation - Great-grandmother Charlotte (Backhaus) Krueger, Grandmother Mary (Krueger) Finke, Mother Emma (Finke) Brink, and daughter Elinor Brink.
    4 Generation Brinks
    4 Generation Brinks
    Mrs. Raymond F. Brink (Emma Finke),
    Mrs. Arthur Burnett (Elinor Brink),
    Mrs. Casper Finke (Mary Krueger),
    and Delores Burnett
    4 Generations of Brinks
    4 Generations of Brinks
    Elinor (Brink) Burnett,
    Emma (Finke) Brink,
    Mary (Krueger) Finke,
    and Delores Burnett
    Four Generation Photograph.
    Four Generation Photograph.
    Four Generation Photograph. Great-grandmother Charlotte Krueger, Grandmother Mary Krueger Finke, Mother Emma Finke Brink, and Elinor Brink.
    Wedding photograph of Charles F. and Emma Finke Brink.
    Wedding photograph of Charles F. and Emma Finke Brink.
    Wedding photograph of Charles F. and Emma Finke Brink.
    Brink Brothers General Merchandise store in Huegely, Illinois.
    Brink Brothers General Merchandise store in Huegely, Illinois.
    Brink Brothers General Merchandise store in Huegely, Illinois. Left to right - Emma Finke Brink, Helen Brink, unknown, unknown, unknown, Henry Brink, Martha Hoffman Brink, Lydia Uphoff Brink, unknown, unknown, Fred Brink, unknown, unknown, Delta Brink, Elinor Brink, unknown, Ethel Brink, Edith Brink. We are not sure of the names of those identified and would like to be able to identify all of them if anyone can help.
    Emma (Finke) Brink
    Emma (Finke) Brink
    Emma (Finke) Brink on front porch at 517 W. Lebanon Street, Nashville, Illinois
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    Histories
    Misc Stories of the Charles F Brink Family
    Misc Stories of the Charles F Brink Family
    From Wanda Lee (Brink) Gines

    Census Documents

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    1930 - United States Federal Census - Brink, Charles
    1930 - United States Federal Census - Brink, Charles

    FormHeader: StateIllinois
    FormHeader: CountyWashington
    FormHeader: TownshipNashville
    FormHead: Date28-Apr-1930
    FormHead: Sheet Number23A
    1) Street:W. Lebanon
    2) House Number:517
    3) Number of Household:655
    4) Number of Family:677
    5) Name:Brink, CharlesEmmaRaymond
    6) Relation to Head of House:HeadWife HSon
    7) Home Owned or Rented:Own
    8) Home Value or Rent:4500
    9) Radio SetRadio
    10) Live on a farm?No
    11) Gender:MaleFemaleMale
    12) Race:WhiteWhiteWhite
    13) Age:655418
    Estimated Birth Year:abt 1865abt 1876abt 1912
    14) Marital Status:MarriedMarriedSingle
    15) Age at first marriage3525
    16) Attended School or College:NoNoNo
    17) Able to read and writeyesyesyes
    18) Birthplace:IllinoisIllinoisIllinois
    19) Father birthplaceGermanyGermanyIllinois
    20) Mother birthplaceGermanyGermanyIllinois
    21) Language before US
    22) Year of immigration
    23) Natualization
    24) Able to speak Englishyesyesyes
    25) OccupationContractor Contractor
    26) IndustryBuilding Building
    27) Class of WorkerE W
    28) At work yesterdayyes yes
    29) Unemployment Schedule
    30) VeteranNoNo
    31) What War?
    32) Number on Farm Schedule
    Link to 1930 Census discription page

    1920 - United States Federal Census - Brink, Charles
    1920 - United States Federal Census - Brink, Charles

    FormHeader: StateIllinois
    FormHeader: CountyWashington
    FormHeader: TownshipHoyleton
    FormHead: Date27-Jan-1920
    FormHead: Sheet Number4B
    1) Street:Hoylton and Huegley Road
    2) House Number:Farm
    3) Number of Household:74
    4) Number of Family:74
    5) Name:Brink, CharlieEmmaEleanorDeltaHelenRaymond
    6) Relation to Head of House:HeadWifeDaughterDaughterDaughterSon
    7) Home Owned or Rented:Owned
    8) If Owned, Free or Mortg.Free
    9) Gender:MaleFemaleFemaleFemaleFemaleMale
    10) Race:WhiteWhiteWhiteWhiteWhiteWhite
    11) Age:54441815137
    Estimated Birth Year:abt 1866abt 1876abt 1902abt 1915abt 1907abt 1913
    12) Marital Status:MarriedMarriedSingleSingleSingleSingle
    13) Year of Immigration:------
    14) Naturalized or alien------
    15) If Nat: What Year?------
    16) Attended School or College:yesyesyesyes
    17) Able to readyesyesyesyesyes
    18) Able to writeyesyesyesyesyes
    19) Birthplace:IllinoisIllinoisIllinoisIllinoisIllinoisIllinois
    20) Mother Tongue:
    21) Father Birthplace:Prussia (Ger)Prussia (ger)IllinoisIllinoisIllinoisIllinois
    22) Father Mother Tongue:GermanGerman
    23) Mother Birthplace:Prussia (Ger)IllinoisIllinoisIllinoisIllinoisIllinois
    24) Mother Mother Tongue:German
    25) Able to Speak Englishyesyesyesyesyes
    26) Trace, Profession or workCarpenterNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
    27) Industry or establishmentHouse
    28) Employer, sal/wage, ownEm
    29) Number on Farm Schedule
    Link to 1920 Census discription page


  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary

      MRS. EMMA BRINK

      Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock in Wesley Methodist church for Mrs. Emma C. Brink, 76, widow of Charles Brink of this city, who died Saturday at 1:10 p. m,. in the Christian Welfare hospital in East St. Louis where she had been a patient for six weeks.
      Rev. Gail Hines officiated and Robert N. Smith was in charge. Interment was in the North Prairie cemetery.
      Mrs. Charles Brink, nee Emma Finke, daughter of Mary and Casper Finke, was born on a farm in Hoyleton township of Washington County August 13, 1875. Early in life she placed her faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, and united with the Methodist church. To this faith and this church she remained faithful and true until her death.
      On November 29, 1900, she was united in marriage to Charles F. Brink by the Rev. H. F. Miller. To this union were born four children. The family made their home at Huegely Station until 1920, when they moved to Nashville.
      She is preceded in death by her husband, who died in April 1933. She was also preced by one sister, Martha, and three brothers, George, William and Edward and one great-grandchild.
      Surviving are her four children, namely, Elinor, Mrs. Arthur Burnett of East St. Louis; Delta, Mrs. Gardner Bride of El Paso, Texas; Helen, Mrs. J. P. Friend of Salina, Kansas; and Raymond of Nashville; one brother, Joe Finke of near Hoyleton; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild, as well as many other relatives and a great number of friends.
      Pallbearers were: Harry Eise, Charles Huegely, E. W. Poirot, Earl Wilson, E. F. Gewe, and Harry Schmidt. Mrs. Milo Brown sang with Mrs. E. F. Gewe at the organ.
      Among those attending the funeral were: Mrs. J. P. Friend and daughter and husband of Salina, Kan; Mrs. Arthur Burnett and daughter and husband and baby of East St. Louis; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Finke, Mr. and Mrs. O. Luessenheide, Mrs. Fred Brink, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Langley, Mrs. Wesley Brink of Hoyleton; Mrs. Mary Hiller of Granite City; Harvey Brink and sister Edith of Centralia; Louis, Elizabeth and William Brink of North Prairie.








































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