David and Emeline Zink

David Lewis Zink was born in Forsyth County, North Carolina.  He married Emeline Wear on 1871.  Soon after they migrated to Texas and settled in Sycamore Valley.  He died in 1883.  The first Zink forebear in America, John Jacob Zink, who was born in Wurtenberg, Germany in 1729, settled in Rowan County, North Carolina in 1745, and died in 1785 in Rowan County.

Emeline Wear Zink was born in 1842 in Lexington, North Carolina.  She died in 1920 and is buried with David in Sandy Cemetery.  The first Wear forebear in America, Barnett Wear, settled in Rowan County, North Carolina in 1700.

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