Bernice Tilson

28 September 1907–26 July 1987 (Age 79)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Bernice

When Bernice Tilson was born on 28 September 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, John Albert Richard Tilson, was 28 and her mother, Ethel Hortense Andrews, was 27. She married Edward Merwyn Ziegler on 23 July 1929, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 July 1987, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Edward Merwyn Ziegler
1903–1978
Bernice Tilson
1907–1987
Marriage: 23 July 1929
Donald Edward Ziegler
1939–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 July 1929
Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States
children

(1)

    Donald Edward Ziegler

    Male1939–2020Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 1

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 21

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.

Name Meaning

English: metronymic from the medieval female personal name Till .

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

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Story Highlight

Which Harmony-There were several

In the “Tribute to Bernice Ziegler”, Jean Ririe makes the following statement, “It is of interest to note that the Ziegler family owned the town of Harmony, Penn. when the prophet Joseph Smith lived t …

Sources (3)

  • Bernia Tilson Ziegler in household of Edward M Ziegler, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bernice Tilson in household of Ethel A Tilson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bernise Tilson Zeigler in household of Edward M Zeigler, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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