George Erastus Zimmerman

22 June 1851–24 December 1935 (Age 84)
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of George Erastus

When George Erastus Zimmerman was born on 22 June 1851, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, John Zimmerman, was 30 and his mother, Harriet Laura Lamb, was 21. He married Mary Ann Clark on 31 August 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 24 December 1935, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Erastus Zimmerman
Mary Ann Clark
Marriage: 31 August 1874
Mary Abigail Zimmerman
George Erastus Zimmerman Jr.
John William Zimmerman
Laura Jane Zimmerman
James Erie Zimmerman
Viola Zimmerman
Valarious Zimmerman
Suel Stephen Zimmerman
Lester Zimmerman
Zeltha May Zimmerman
Warren Clark Zimmerman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 August 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Zimmermann , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname.

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

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    Sources (38)

    • George Erastmus Zimmerman in entry for Annie May Zimmerman, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • George E. Zimmerman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Geo E Timmerman in entry for Lester Timmerman and Lonetta Mary Clements, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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