Zella Lucille Fligge

2 November 1918–8 August 1955 (Age 36)
Lyon, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Zella Lucille

When Zella Lucille Fligge was born on 2 November 1918, in Lyon, Minnesota, United States, her father, Fredrick A. G. Fligge, was 29 and her mother, Zella Marie Douglas, was 25. She lived in Clifton Township, Lyon, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 8 August 1955, in Willmar Township, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 36.

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Fredrick A. G. Fligge
Zella Marie Douglas
June Irene Fligge
Frieda Louise Fligge
John Douglas Fligge
Zella Lucille Fligge

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 11

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Figg .2 German: from a short form of a personal name composed with Fried-, as for example Friedrich .3 In southwestern Germany, a nickname for a tease, from Middle High German vicken ‘to rub or fidget’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zella Fligge in household of Fred Fligge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Zella Lucille Fligge - Published information: birth: 2 November 1918; ,Lyon, Minnesota, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Zella Lucille Fligge - Published information: birth-name: Zella Lucille Fligge

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