Martha Augusta Ziehm

8 April 1893–11 March 1978 (Age 84)
Sterling Heights, Macomb, Michigan, United States

The Life of Martha Augusta

When Martha Augusta Ziehm was born on 8 April 1893, in Sterling Heights, Macomb, Michigan, United States, her father, William Ziehm, was 32 and her mother, Fredericka Schildt, was 27. She died on 11 March 1978, in her hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in Utica Cemetery, Utica, Macomb, Michigan, United States.

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Alvin Otto Maeder
1892–1972
Martha Augusta Ziehm
1893–1978

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

North German: variant of Siem .

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

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  • Martha Augusta Ziehm, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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