Martha Lazina Zina Dees

1877–1954 (Age 77)
Washington, Alabama, United States

The Life of Martha Lazina Zina

When Martha Lazina Zina Dees was born in 1877, in Washington, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Dees, was 49 and her mother, Martha Burch, was 32. She married Henry "Harry" Loper on 20 August 1891, in Washington, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 4 Clanton, Chilton, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Koenton, Washington, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died in 1954, at the age of 77, and was buried in Washington, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry "Harry" Loper
1878–1912
Martha Lazina Zina Dees
1877–1954
Marriage: 20 August 1891
Martha Annie Loper
1893–1982
Lincoln LOPER
1909–1924
Ada Pearlee Loper
1895–1971
Harriet A. Loper
1897–1973
Mae Saphronia Loper
1899–1960
Leah Beatrice Loper
1902–
Rev Hubert Harry Loper
1903–1982
Luther Thomas Loper
1905–1978
William McKinley Loper
1910–1968
William "Bill" Loper
1911–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 August 1891
Washington, Alabama, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Dees

    Male1828–1908Male

    Female1845–1916Female

siblings

(11)

    Susan Angeline Dees

    Female1863–1934Female

    Arrena R. Dees

    Female1865–1888Female

    Irine Duse

    Female1865–Female

    Female1868–1946Female

    Sophronia Ann Dees

    Female1870–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1886

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1886: Washington, Alabama, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Deas .2 Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Desiderius.3 German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäs, a variant of Matthäus ( see Matthew ), or in some instances an Americanized spelling of Diess ( see Dies ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha L Duse in household of Thomas Duse, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Loper in household of Harry H Loper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Dees in entry for Luther Thomas Loper and Nettie Ruth Bell, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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