Jesse Franklin Zemmer

9 July 1866–26 February 1884 (Age 17)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Jesse Franklin

When Jesse Franklin Zemmer was born on 9 July 1866, in Missouri, United States, his father, John Zemmer, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Deacon, was 29. He lived in Kansas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 4, Jack, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 26 February 1884, in Plains, Borden, Texas, United States, at the age of 17.

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John Zemmer
Sarah Elizabeth Deacon
Ambrose Harvey Zemmer
Mary Ann Zemmer
Jesse Franklin Zemmer
Darliska Evalina or Eva Zimmers
Lydia Catherine Zemmer

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World Events (7)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 4

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 6

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from Hemmern in Westphalia or Hemmen in Hesse.2 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of haim ‘home’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

Sources (3)

  • J F Ginness in household of J Ginness, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Franklin Zeimmer in household of John Zeimmer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

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