Maria Wink

F, b. 8 May 1845, d. 4 June 1928
     Maria Wink was born on 8 May 1845 at Fischbach, Mersch, Luxembourg. Maria Wink was also known as Marie Catherine Winck.1 She was the daughter of Theodore Wink and Magdalena Marie Walens. Maria Wink witnessed the immigration of Theodore Wink on 31 May 1853 at New York, New York; Aboard Ship Caroline, captained by James Conner. The ship left from Le Harve, France and arrived at the port of New York City. Page 5. Louis appears to be listed as Philippe, possibly his middle name.2 Maria Wink was enumerated in the census of Theodore Wink on 23 June 1855 at 48 Delaware Street, Albany, Albany County, New York; Film # 521922, First Ward, Page 165, Family 830.3 As of 1876,her married name was Maria Scherer.4

     Maria Wink married John Scherer in 1876.4 Maria Wink is the head of household on the census of 2 January 1920 at 45 Alexander Street, Albany, Albany County, New York, ED 18, Ward ?, Page 1B, Line 63, Dwelling 11, Family 17 Film# T625-1081
Von Lehmen, Engel and Lasch on this page also.

     Maria Wink died on 4 June 1928 at Dominican Convent, Albany, Albany County, New York, at age 83. She was buried on 6 June 1928 at Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery, 41 Jolley Road, Glenmont, Albany County, New York.


  1. [S81] Charles Rosenfeld, Fischbacher Familienchronik.
  2. [S144] Unknown document; unknown film, Roll# M237-126, List# 464, Line 6.
  3. [S85] Unknown record type, unknown location, unknown record info, Film # 521922, First Ward, Page 165, Family 830.
  4. [S84] Unknown short register title: entry for unknown spouses' names unknown repository, Fr. Maher, 12 Rosemont Street, Albany, Albany County, New York, Record 1544 Yearly No. 20.