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The Brinker Family History

Loran T. Brinker

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Henrietta "Etta" Stevens    1886-1956

Dorothy Eugenia Jackson 1909 – 0000

Loranetta Mae Brinker 1929 – 2005
David L. Brinker 
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Loran T. Brinker was born September 23, 1906 in Elizabethtown, Sand Creek Twsp, Bartholomew Co, Indiana. He was the second child of John Kennedy Brinker and Henrietta Stevens.  

April 18, 1910; The 1910 census shows Loran four years old living in Elizabethtown, Sandcreek Twsp. Bartholomew Co. Ind. Source: 1910 census Bartholomew Co Ind. enumerated April 18, 1910

In 1921, Loran, age 15, was living with his parents at 1715 Washington St. Columbus, Bartholomew Co. Indiana. He was working as a helper at the Black Cat Coal & Lime Co. in Columbus, Ind. Source: 1921 Columbus Directory

In 1924 at the age of 18, Loran was living next door to his parents at 833 Birch Ave. Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana. He was working as a Machinist. Source 1924 Indianapolis City Directory

1926 Loran was back living with his parents at 908 S. Warman Ave. Indianapolis, Indiana Still working as a machinist Source: 1926 Indianapolis City Directory

August 7, 1927 at the age of 20, Loran T. Brinker married Dorothy Eugenia Jackson in Indianapolis, Marion Co. Ind. Source: Marion Co. Circuit Court Marriage Records book 129 pg 444 ref. # 6539

In 1928 Loran was living at 414 N. Linwood Ave. Indianapolis, Marion Co. Ind. Working as a machinist. Source 1928 Indianapolis City Directory

In 1934 Loran was living at 346 Jefferson Ave. Indianapolis, Ind. he was managing a Standard Grocery Store. Source: 1934 Indianapolis City Directory

In 1943 Loran was living at 5345 Washington St. Indianapolis, Ind working as custodian at the Moynahan Apartments. Source: 1943 Indianapolis City Directory

1951 Loran was living at 1443 Charles, Indianapolis, Ind. He owned Brinker's Coffee Shop at 244 S. Meridian St. in Downtown Indianapolis. Source: Indianapolis City Directory pg 118

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1976 Loran was living at 1529 Comer Ave.  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Loran died in May 22, 1976. Funeral Services were held at Robert W. Stiring Funeral Home at 1420 Prospect St. Indianapolis, Ind. Source: Loran's Obituary Indianapolis Star Sunday, May 23, 1976 Section 2 Page 13

Author's Note: Loran was a catcher for the Indianapolis Indians Baseball team _______ Dates
Loran owned a restaurant on Meridian St in downtown Indianapolis. need info.

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