Zula Olive Gillespie

3 September 1899–14 July 1985 (Age 85)
Nashville, Brown, Indiana, United States

The Life of Zula Olive

When Zula Olive Gillespie was born on 3 September 1899, in Nashville, Brown, Indiana, United States, her father, Albert Aldona Gillespie, was 35 and her mother, Eliza Jane or Jennie Lewis, was 30. She married Chester James Carlson on 28 August 1923, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson Township, Brown, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 July 1985, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Chester James Carlson
1889–1973
Zula Olive Gillespie
1899–1985
Marriage: 28 August 1923
Elden L Ervin
1917–
James Albert Carlson
1924–2007
Ramon E Carlson
1926–2015
Alice Carlson
1932–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1923
St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States
children

(4)

    Elden L Ervin

    Male1917–Male

    James Albert Carlson

    Male1924–2007Male

    Ramon E Carlson

    Male1926–2015Male

    Alice Carlson

    Female1932–2013Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 7

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig (Scottish), Mac Giolla Easpaig (Irish), patronymics from a byname meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Zula Carlson in household of Chester J Carlson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zula O Carlson in household of Chester J Carlson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zula Gillespie in household of Albert A Gillespie, "United States Census, 1910"

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