Emily Augusta Zeigler

16 June 1893–25 March 1974 (Age 80)
Tualatin, Washington, Oregon, United States

The Life of Emily Augusta

When Emily Augusta Zeigler was born on 16 June 1893, in Tualatin, Washington, Oregon, United States, her father, John Brownlow Zeigler, was 32 and her mother, Flora Betts Tinker, was 29. She married Wendell Homer Willard on 21 August 1921, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lake Oswego, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 March 1974, in McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wendell Homer Willard
Emily Augusta Zeigler
Marriage: 21 August 1921
Wendell Homer Willard Jr.
F Caroline Willard

Spouse and Children

21 August 1921
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Brownlow Zeigler


    Flora Betts Tinker




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 5

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Ziegler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Augusta Ziegler in household of Zora Anabel Ziegler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Augusta E Ziegler in household of John B Ziegler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gussie A Zeigler in household of Jno B Zeigler, "United States Census, 1900"

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