Ethel May Zellers

4 September 1919–27 April 2013 (Age 93)
Cassville, Barry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ethel May

When Ethel May Zellers was born on 4 September 1919, in Cassville, Barry, Missouri, United States, her father, Charlie Clovis Douglas Zellers, was 53 and her mother, Ollie Ann Foster, was 35. She married George William Bricker on 7 September 1933, in Galena, Stone, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Aurora Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 27 April 2013, in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Bricker
1913–1988
Ethel May Zellers
1919–2013
Marriage: 7 September 1933
Jesse James Bricker
1934–1934
George Washington “Bud” Bricker
1936–2005
Bessie Bricker
1939–
Dorl William Bricker
1941–1997
Ramona Darlene Bricker
1962–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1933
Galena, Stone, Missouri, United States
children

(5)

    Jesse James Bricker

    Male1934–1934Male

    Male1936–2005Male

    Bessie Bricker

    Female1939–Female

    Dorl William Bricker

    Male1941–1997Male

    Ramona Darlene Bricker

    Female1962–2015Female

Parents and Siblings

    Charlie Clovis Douglas Zellers

    Male1866–Male

    Female1884–Female

siblings

(4)

    William Zellers

    Male1911–Male

    Steve Edward Zellers

    Male1916–2010Male

    Female1919–2013Female

    Anna M Zellers

    Female1925–Female

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 12

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Zeller with the addition of -s, typical of changes in the U.S.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel M Zellers in household of Charlie Zellers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Bricker in household of George Bricker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel May Bricker, "Find A Grave Index"

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