Zelia Luella Van Alstine

16 October 1872–24 March 1907 (Age 34)
Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Zelia Luella Van

When Zelia Luella Van Alstine was born on 16 October 1872, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, her father, David Clarke Van Alstine, was 26 and her mother, Zelia Eliza Von Plank, was 24. She married Ulysses Grant Hill on 26 November 1891, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 24 March 1907, in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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James Flemon Waters
Zelia Luella Van Alstine
Marriage: 27 October 1898
Stella Adella Waters
Jennie Fay Waters
Lillie Opal Waters
Infant Waters

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 3
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 3
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 10
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the German topographic name Anstein ‘at the rock’, from Middle High German an ‘at’ + stein ‘rock’.

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

Sources (13)

  • Lucella Z Vanalstine in household of David C Vanalstine, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Luella Hill in household of David C Vanalstine, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Suella Waters in household of J Waters, "United States Census, 1900"

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