Sarah Louise Zimpelman

10 January 1894–19 February 1985 (Age 91)
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States

The Life of Sarah Louise

When Sarah Louise Zimpelman was born on 10 January 1894, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Lee Zimpelman, was 28 and her mother, Alice N. Thetreau, was 29. She married Dennis Miller Corwin on 10 June 1914, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 19 February 1985, in Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Miller Corwin
Sarah Louise Zimpelman
Marriage: 10 June 1914
Dennis Norman Corwin
Mildred Lucille Corwin
Robert Leland Corwin

Spouse and Children

10 June 1914
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Lee Zimpelman


    Alice N. Thetreau




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 6

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dulcimer player, from Yiddish tsimbl ‘dulcimer’ + man ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louise Corrwin in household of Dennis M Corrwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah L Timpelman in household of J Lee Timpelman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise H Corwin in household of Dennis Corwin, "United States Census, 1930"

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