Zopher Viets

Male30 January 1790–4 September 1860

Brief Life History of Zopher

When Zopher Viets was born on 30 January 1790, in East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Seth Viets Sr., was 49 and his mother, Ruth Smith, was 36. He married Tacy Hillyer on 11 May 1814, in East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 4 September 1860, in Williamsfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Zopher Viets
1790–1860
Tacy Hillyer
1794–1868
Marriage: 11 May 1814
Julia A. Viets
1815–1843
Armenus E. Viets
1817–1881
Emeline A. Viets
1819–1881
Viets
1821–
Zopher H. Viets
1823–1900
Lois A Veits
1825–1857
Hiram A. Viets
1828–1909
Mary Jane Veits
1830–1890
Martha M. Viets
1834–1910
Shalor Nelson Viets
1837–1923
Gaylor G. Viets
1840–1900

Sources (6)

  • Zophar Viets, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jopher Viets in entry for Martha Simons, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Zophar Viets, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 May 1814East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1791

    Age 1

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 12

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    1811

    Age 21

    "ASHTABULA COUNTY - This county was formed 7 June 1807, and was taken from Trumbull and Geauga [Counties], and the date of its organization was 22 January 1811. It derived its name from Ashtabula River, which signifies in Indian dialect, ""Fish River."""

    Name Meaning

    North German: patronymic from Viet .

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

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