Eliza Zimmerman

16 October 1846–27 December 1919 (Age 73)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eliza

Eliza Zimmerman was born on 16 October 1846, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married John Hudson Kiger about 1866, in Gump, Whiteley Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Whiteley Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 27 December 1919, in Kirby, Whiteley Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Dunkard, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hudson Kiger
1840–1899
Eliza Zimmerman
1846–1919
Marriage: about 1866
Margaret Z. Kiger
1868–1902
Benjamin C. Kiger
1870–1946
Dorcas Lenora Kiger
1873–1913
Robert Franklin Kiger
1875–1933
Ida Ellen Kiger
1877–1951
Alonzo Ross Kiger
1879–1957
Louise Ethel Kiger
1882–1955
Clemma A Kiger
1884–
Clara Eliza Kiger
1887–1947
Ina Pearl Kiger
1891–1956

Spouse and Children

    John Hudson Kiger

    Male1840–1899Male

    Female1846–1919Female

MARRIAGE
about 1866
Gump, Whiteley Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

    Margaret Z. Kiger

    Female1868–1902Female

    Male1870–1946Male

    Dorcas Lenora Kiger

    Female1873–1913Female

    Robert Franklin Kiger

    Male1875–1933Male

    Female1877–1951Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Americanized or Jewish spelling of Zimmermann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Kiger in household of Hudson Kiger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Liza Kiger in household of Hudson Kiger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Kiger, "United States Census, 1900"

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