Lottie Yenzer

15 August 1891–8 January 1974 (Age 82)
Oregon, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lottie

When Lottie Yenzer was born on 15 August 1891, in Oregon, Lucas, Ohio, United States, her father, Edward Yenzer, was 24 and her mother, Lottie B. Wetmore, was 17. She married Henry Joseph Schessler on 14 November 1921, in Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States. She lived in Clay Township, Ottawa, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Ottawa, Ohio, United States in 1974. She died on 8 January 1974, in Genoa, Ottawa, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lake Township Cemetery, Walbridge, Wood, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Joseph Schessler
Lottie Yenzer
Marriage: 14 November 1921

Spouse and Children

14 November 1921
Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name of Slavic origin, from Sorbian gjancar ‘potter’.2 Jewish (easern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish gendzer ‘goose dealer’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lottie Yenzer in household of Edwin Yenzer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lottie Yenser in household of Edward Yenser, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lottie Y Shessler in household of Henry Shessler, "United States Census, 1940"

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