Edward Zeman

31 March 1888–August 1971 (Age 83)
Galicia, Austria

The Life of Edward

Edward Zeman was born on 31 March 1888, in Galicia, Austria. He married Rosalie Kuligowska on 16 October 1911, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in August 1971, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Schererville, Lake, Indiana, United States.

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Edward Zeman
Rosalie Kuligowska
Marriage: 16 October 1911
Steven Edward Zeman
Frances June Zeman
Casimir Edward Zeman

Spouse and Children


    Rosalie Kuligowska


16 October 1911
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 4

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Czech: status name for a yeoman farmer or small landowner, Czech zeman (a derivative of zem ‘land’). This is one of the most common Czech surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Zeman, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Edward Zeman in entry for Casimir Zeman, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Edward Zeman in entry for Stephan Zeman, "Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915"

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