Samuel Zier

16 December 1909–6 February 1989 (Age 79)
Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Zier was born on 16 December 1909, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, his father, Johann Georg Zier, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Steinmetz, was 36. He married Elaine H Demorest on 15 June 1935, in Jackson, Oregon, United States. He lived in Adams, Washington, United States in 1910. He died on 6 February 1989, at the age of 79, and was buried in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Samuel Zier
Elaine H Demorest
Marriage: 15 June 1935

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    Elaine H Demorest


15 June 1935
Jackson, Oregon, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 1

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname from Middle High German zier ‘beautiful’, ‘lovely’. 2. habitational name from a place so named near Düren.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Zier in household of Elizabeth Zier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Zier in household of George Zier, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Zier, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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