Elda Emily Zahnow

Brief Life History of Elda Emily

When Elda Emily Zahnow was born on 3 October 1917, in Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States, her father, Otto William John Zahnow, was 38 and her mother, Martha Klitzing, was 37. She married Alvin Rubelmann on 7 November 1943, in Lemay, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Mound Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 26 April 1966, in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Alvin Rubelmann
Elda Emily Zahnow
Marriage: 7 November 1943
Dorothy Lynn Rubelmann

Sources (5)

  • Elda Zahnan in household of Otto Zahnan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elda Zahnow, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Elda Emily Zahnow Rubelmann, "Find A Grave Index"

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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.

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

East German: variant of Zanow, a habitational name from a place so named in Pomerania (now Poland).

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

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