David Weaver Zimmerman

26 December 1854–10 March 1915 (Age 60)
Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David Weaver

When David Weaver Zimmerman was born on 26 December 1854, in Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Wenger Zimmerman, was 37 and his mother, Anna Buckwalter Weaver, was 32. He married Catherine Weber Horst about 1885, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and East Earl, Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 10 March 1915, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Weaverland Mennonite Cemetery, East Earl, Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Weaver Zimmerman
Catherine Weber Horst
Marriage: about 1885
Elam Horst Zimmerman
Harry Horst Zimmerman
Anna Horst Zimmerman
Weaver Horst Zimmerman

Spouse and Children

about 1885
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Wenger Zimmerman


    Anna Buckwalter Weaver




    Franklin Weaver Zimmerman


    Johannes Weaver Zimmerman


    Christian Weaver Zimmerman


    Henry Weaver Zimmerman


    Elizabeth Weaver Zimmerman


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World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 9

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Americanized or Jewish spelling of Zimmermann .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David W Zimmerman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David Zimmerman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David W. Zimmerman in entry for Anna Zimmerman, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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