Samuel Taylor Hirzel

3 July 1917–July 1985 (Age 67)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Samuel Taylor

When Samuel Taylor Hirzel was born on 3 July 1917, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Herbert Herbert Hirzel, was 25 and his mother, Mary Victoria Taylor, was 19. He married Dorothy "Dottie" Margaret Marshall on 17 June 1943. He registered for military service in 1941. He died in July 1985, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Samuel Taylor Hirzel
Dorothy "Dottie" Margaret Marshall
Marriage: 17 June 1943

Spouse and Children


    Dorothy "Dottie" Margaret Marshall


17 June 1943
Elmburst, New Castle, Delaware

Parents and Siblings



    John Conrad Hirzel



    Howard Herbert Hirzel


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Hirtzel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel T Hirzel in household of Howard H Hirzel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel Hirzel in household of Herbert Hirzel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Taylor Hirzel, "Delaware, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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