William Robert Zehring

6 April 1926–18 February 2012 (Age 85)
Miami, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Robert

When William Robert Zehring was born on 6 April 1926, in Miami, Indiana, United States, his father, Walter Paul Zehring, was 25 and his mother, Thelma Kathleen Meister, was 18. He married Mary Elizabeth Stargel on 24 September 1949. He lived in Deer Creek Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Miami, Deer Creek Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 18 February 2012, in Bennetts Switch, Deer Creek Township, Miami, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Galveston, Jackson Township, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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William Robert Zehring
Ondavere Zehring
Debra Conlon

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    Debra Conlon


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    Thelma Kathleen Meister




World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

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.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 23

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name from a place so named. 2. variant of Zähring ( see Zaring ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Zehring in household of Walter Zehring, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Zehring in household of Walter P Zehring, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bob Zehring in entry for Sara L Turner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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