Zuma Downing

7 September 1899–August 1981 (Age 81)
Condon, Gilliam, Oregon, United States

The Life of Zuma

When Zuma Downing was born on 7 September 1899, in Condon, Gilliam, Oregon, United States, her father, John Manley Downing, was 24 and her mother, Letitia Amybell Lamberson, was 24. She married William Alfred Norton on 30 July 1956, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States. She lived in Red Deer, Red Deer County, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died in August 1981, in Hermiston, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81.

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William Alfred Norton
Zuma Downing
Marriage: 30 July 1956

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30 July 1956
Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1905: Umatilla, Oregon, United States
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: sometimes of English origin, but in County Kerry it is usually an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín ( see Dineen ).2 English: patronymic from a variant of Dunn 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zuma Downing in household of I M Downing, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Zuma Downing in household of John Marly Downing, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Zuma Norton, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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