Edwin Frederick Zeitz

Male18 May 1926–21 August 2012

Brief Life History of Edwin Frederick

When Edwin Frederick Zeitz was born on 18 May 1926, in Boon, Wexford, Michigan, United States, his father, Henry Frederick Zeitz, was 38 and his mother, Ethel Marie Carpenter, was 37. He lived in Selma Township, Wexford, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States in 2009. He died on 21 August 2012, in Missaukee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Soper Cemetery, Mesick, Wexford, Michigan, United States.

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Edwin Frederick Zeitz
Florence Marie Cassety

Sources (4)

  • Edwin F Juty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edwin Zeitz in entry for Helen L Jamieson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Edwin Zeitz in household of Henry Zeitz, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 23

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Matthias, Orlo, Reinhold.

East German: habitational name from either of two places so named, both in Saxony-Anhalt. Compare Zietz 2.

In some cases also a Germanized form of Slovenian Zajec or its variant Zajc, meaning ‘hare’ (informally also ‘rabbit’).

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

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