Sophia Matilda Zumbrunnen

9 May 1880–11 July 1960 (Age 80)
Jefferson Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sophia Matilda

When Sophia Matilda Zumbrunnen was born on 9 May 1880, in Jefferson Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, her father, John Zumbrunnen, was 47 and her mother, Verna Stohler, was 37. She died on 11 July 1960, in Midvale, Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Evergreen Burial Park, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Zumbrunnen
Verna Stohler
Albert Zumbrunnen
John Zumbrunnen Jr.
Maria Albertina Zumbrunnen
Emma Louise Zumbrunnen
Adella "Della" Agnes Zumbrunnen
Sophia Matilda Zumbrunnen
Selma Zumbrunnen
Emma Zumbrunnen
Sarah Zumbrunnen
Ella Zumbrunnen

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 1
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 2
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 21
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘at the spring or well’, from Middle High German brunne.

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

Sources (4)

  • Sophiah Zumbruner in household of John Zumbruner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sophia M Zumbrunen, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"
  • Sophia Zumbrunner in household of John Zumbrunner, "United States Census, 1900"

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