Herman Elliot Marzolf

19 February 1927–26 January 2009 (Age 81)
Fountain, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Herman Elliot

When Herman Elliot Marzolf was born on 19 February 1927, in Fountain, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, his father, John Samuel Marzolf, was 40 and his mother, Anna Louisa Bender, was 36. He lived in Carrolton Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 26 January 2009, in Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States.

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John Samuel Marzolf
Anna Louisa Bender
Edward George Marzolf
Harold Oscar Marzolf
Reuben Carl Marzolf
Luella Anna Marzolf
Laura Emma Marzolf
Herman Elliot Marzolf

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 4

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): from a germanicized form of the personal name Marcellus.

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

Sources (3)

  • Herman E Mazolf in household of John S Mazolf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herman E Marzolf in household of John S Marzolt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herman Elliot Marzolf in entry for David Allan Marzolf, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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