Hazel Lavinia Zembower

3 July 1918–20 March 2007 (Age 88)
Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Hazel Lavinia

When Hazel Lavinia Zembower was born on 3 July 1918, in Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harry Josiah Zembower, was 27 and her mother, Gertrude Lucretia Baughman, was 25. She married George Daniel Van Horn on 24 October 1941, in Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in West Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 20 March 2007, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Daniel Van Horn
Hazel Lavinia Zembower
Marriage: 24 October 1941

Spouse and Children

24 October 1941
Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

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    Baby Zembower



    Melba Lucretia Zembrower


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Zembacher, a habitational name or a house name meaning ‘at the brook’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hazel L Zembowers in household of Harry J Zembowers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel Lavina Zembower in entry for James David Alford and Brenda Gail Van Horn, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Mrs Hazel Zembower Van Horn, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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