Dorothy Zimmer

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Zimmer was born on 30 July 1917, in Golva, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States, her father, John Martin Zimmer, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth M Bares, was 34. She married Robert Edwin Schultz on 11 May 1938. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States for about 5 years and Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States for about 84 years. She died on 8 March 2014, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Edwin Schultz
1914–1984
Dorothy Zimmer
1917–2014
Marriage: 11 May 1938
Donald R Schultz
1939–1969

Sources (6)

  • Dorthy Zimmer in household of John Zimmer, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Dorothy A Schultz, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dorothy Schultz in household of John Zimmer, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Erwin, Kurt, Franz, Fritz, Mathias, Otto, Bernhard, Dieter, Georg, Horst, Markus.

German: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, either from Middle High German zim(b)er, zimmer ‘wood, wooden building’ or a shortening of Zimmermann .

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

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