Carl Zeitz

7 January 1889–24 July 1947 (Age 58)
Laramie, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Carl

When Carl Zeitz was born on 7 January 1889, in Laramie, Wyoming, United States, his father, Charles Zeitz, was 33 and his mother, Theresa Reinecke, was 26. He married Mary Lucille Chamberlin on 2 May 1911, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 July 1947, in Bitely, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Carl Zeitz
Mary Lucille Chamberlin
Marriage: 2 May 1911
Arthur Edward Zeitz
Vivian Elizabeth Thommen
Vivian Elizabeth Zeitz

Spouse and Children

2 May 1911
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    Arthur Edward Zeitz


    Vivian Elizabeth Thommen


    Vivian Elizabeth Zeitz


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Zeitz


    Theresa Reinecke




    Josephine Zeitz


    Cora Zeitz


    Ida C Zeitz



    Carl Zeitz


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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 3

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. 
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 16

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two place so named, both in Saxony-Anhalt.

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

Sources (3)

  • Car... Zeitz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carl Zeitz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl Zeitz, "Illinois, Chicago, Catholic Church Records, 1833-1925"

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