Herminnie Esther "Minnie" Zoch

18 June 1915–15 May 2014 (Age 98)
Walburg, Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of Herminnie Esther "Minnie"

When Herminnie Esther "Minnie" Zoch was born on 18 June 1915, in Walburg, Williamson, Texas, United States, her father, Ernst Paul Zoch, was 30 and her mother, Martha Magdalena Jacobik, was 29. She married Anton Lawrence "Tony" Litzler on 21 December 1947, in Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Williamson, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 May 2014, in Georgetown, Williamson, Texas, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Walburg, Williamson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anton Lawrence "Tony" Litzler
Herminnie Esther "Minnie" Zoch
Marriage: 21 December 1947

Spouse and Children

21 December 1947
Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Martha Magdalena Jacobik




    Walter Edwin Zoch


    Erwin Wilhelm Zoch


    Albert Bernhard Paul Zoch


    Ruth Zoch


    Irene Hildegard Maria Zoch


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from Middle High German zoche ‘cudgel’, ‘club’.2 Eastern German: habitational name from a place in Saxony named Zochau.

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Zoch in household of Peul Zoch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene Zoch in household of Robert Zoch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mannie Zock in household of Paul Zock, "United States Census, 1930"

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