Henry Zoeller

1873–26 October 1949 (Age 76)

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Zoeller was born in 1873, in Germany, his father, Franz Martin Zoeller, was 43 and his mother, Brigeda Schreck, was 39. He married Mary Schubach on 5 June 1899, in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States. He died on 26 October 1949, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in River Grove, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Henry Zoeller
Mary Schubach
Marriage: 5 June 1899

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  • Marriage
    5 June 1899Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1885 · The World's First Skyscraper
    Age 12
    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition
    Age 20
    The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Guenter, Inge, Otto, Wolfgang, Alois, Arno, Ewald, Franz, Helmut.German (Zöller): variant of Zoller .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • H Zoeller, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Henry Zoeller, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
    • Henry Zoeller, "United States Census, 1920"

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