Amalia Ness

18 March 1852–18 December 1909 (Age 57)
Prussia, Germany

The Life of Amalia

Amalia Ness was born on 18 March 1852, in Prussia, Germany. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Ferdinand Ziemann. She died on 18 December 1909, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Ferdinand Ziemann
Amalia Ness
Augusta Zieman
Albert Ferdinand Ziemann
Anna Molly Elizabeth Ziemann

Spouse and Children



    Augusta Zieman



    Anna Molly Elizabeth Ziemann


World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 12

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 16

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian (especially Norwegian), Scottish, and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived on a headland or promontory, Old Norse nes, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word; there are over a hundred farms in Norway and many settlements in Scotland and northern England so named2 English: according to Reaney and Wilson, a variant of Nash .3 German: habitational name from places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amalia Zieman in entry for Augusta Zieman, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Amalia Zieman in entry for Augusta Zieman, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • 1900 United States Federal Census

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