Wilfred Valentine Zengler

Brief Life History of Wilfred Valentine

When Wilfred Valentine Zengler was born on 24 June 1893, in Malvern, Carroll, Ohio, United States, his father, John Valentine Zengler, was 34 and his mother, Clara E Steinbach, was 32. He married Helen Miller on 31 December 1914. He lived in Rose, Carroll, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 15 September 1963, at the age of 70, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Wilfred Valentine Zengler
Helen Miller
Marriage: 31 December 1914

Sources (6)

  • Wilfred Zangler in household of John Zangler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilfred Valentine Zengler, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Wilfred Zengler, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

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.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a traveling merchant or buyer of coins, Middle High German gengeler.

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

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