Christopher Columbus Mizer

17 January 1875–21 March 1943 (Age 68)
Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Christopher Columbus

When Christopher Columbus Mizer was born on 17 January 1875, in Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Henry Lott Mizer, was 26 and his mother, Mary Susan Jameson, was 29. He married Mamie Ellen Billups on 13 March 1899, in Nez Perce, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nezperce, Lewis, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Umatilla, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 21 March 1943, in Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States.

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Christopher Columbus Mizer
Mamie Ellen Billups
Marriage: 13 March 1899
Vernice Ray Mizer
George V Mizer
Leroy Lawrence Mizer
Victor Clarence Mizer
Muriel Helen Mizer

Spouse and Children

13 March 1899
Nez Perce, Idaho, United States



    George V Mizer


    Leroy Lawrence Mizer


    Victor Clarence Mizer


    Muriel Helen Mizer


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 5

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Meiser .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christopher C Mizen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christopher C Mazer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christopher C Mizer, "United States Census, 1900"

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