Cecelia Amelia Binder

19 October 1871–4 December 1948 (Age 77)
Mount Pulaski, Logan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cecelia Amelia

When Cecelia Amelia Binder was born on 19 October 1871, in Mount Pulaski, Logan, Illinois, United States, her father, William Fred Binder, was 27 and her mother, Eva Schick, was 21. She married Gottlieb Christian Zah on 6 December 1900. She lived in Mount Pulaski Township, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 4 December 1948, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Gottlieb Christian Zah
Cecelia Amelia Binder
Marriage: 6 December 1900

Spouse and Children

6 December 1900

Parents and Siblings

    William Fred Binder


    Eva Schick






    Emma Lena Binder


    Clara Barbara Binder


    William Frederick Binder


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 21

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic):1. one of the many occupational names for a cooper or barrel maker, German (Fass)binder, an agent derivative of binden ‘to bind’. Less often the same word was used to denote a bookbinder. The surname is found principally in southern Germany and Switzerland, but also in Denmark and Slovenia. Compare Boettcher , Buettner , and Schaeffler . 2. German: variant of Bunde 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Celia Zah in household of Godlope C Zah, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Celia Zah in household of Gottleb C Zah, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Celia Zah in household of Gotleb C Zah, "United States Census, 1910"

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