Zella R Hottman

Brief Life History of Zella R

When Zella R Hottman was born on 7 January 1895, in Iowa, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Theodore F Hottman, was 30 and her mother, Mary E Schlough, was 22. She had at least 1 daughter with Fred Edward Peterson. She lived in Arena, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. She died on 16 July 1983, in Black Earth, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Edward Peterson
1892–1985
Zella R Hottman
1895–1983
Geraldine Peterson
1916–1937

Sources (10)

  • Zella Peterson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Zella R Peterson, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"
  • Zello Peterson in household of Fred Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hottmann .

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

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