Eleanor Zimmel

Brief Life History of Eleanor

When Eleanor Zimmel was born on 28 February 1897, in Theresa, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Herman Zimmel, was 35 and her mother, Louisa Wilhelmine Hoepner, was 28. She married Alvin Christian Justman on 7 March 1920, in Washington, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dodge, Wisconsin, United States in 1897 and Wayne, Washington, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 30 August 1986, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Theresa, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Christian Justman
1890–1924
Eleanor Zimmel
1897–1986
Marriage: 7 March 1920
Celeste Ella Justman
1921–2007
Eunice Justman
1922–1978
Oliver Alfred Justman
1923–1994

Sources (16)

  • Elanor Justman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eleanor Zimmel, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Eleanor Justman, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Ziml, a pet form of Simon .

Austrian German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with Old High German sigu ‘victory’ (Sigismund, for instance), or a pet form of Simon (see 1 above).

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

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