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Alma Ella Zimmerle

Alma Ella Zimmerle

Female 1916 - 2004  (87 years)

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  • Name Alma Ella Zimmerle  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 19 Jun 1916  Lawn, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location of birth are from Obituary and from Social Security Death Index; and confirmed by daughter Beverly Neil Atwood Blankenship.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1920  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as "Alma," misindexed as being 9 years old (transcription error); living with father Oscar, 26, farmer who rents his farm, mother Lillian, 29 and brother Milton, age 1.  
    Census 1930  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as "Alma," age 13 born about 1917; Living with parents Oscar, 36 and Lillian, 40; and siblings Milton, 11; Bonelea, 9; Wayland, 6 and Eldon, 3; father is a farmer renting his farm; they have a radio; parents have been married abt. 15 years. 
    Census 1 Apr 1940  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Alma Zimmerle, age 22 born abt 1918 in Texas; white; single daugther of Oscar Zimmerle, age 45 and Lillian Zimmerle, age 46; lived in same house in 1935; Sheet 11A; Siblings: Milton, 21; Vanlea, 17; Eldon; 14; Wayland, 18; Alma had one year of high school; no occupation and no income 
    Died 20 Mar 2004  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location is from Social Security Death Index; Obituary; and confirmed by daughter Beverly Neil Atwood Blankenship.
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Obituary - Published in unknown newspaper
    Buried 23 Mar 2004  Lawn, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are from obituary; Dewey Cemetery
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Headstone - shares a stone with husband
    Notes 
    • Alma Ella Zimerle and her husband Neil Vernon Atwood bought Oscar's farm (Alma's father), tore down the old farm house and built a modern house in about the same location, on the main road in Lawn, Taylor County, Texas.
    Person ID P965  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, West Family Branch
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2012 

    Father Oscar Zimmerle,   b. 14 Oct 1893, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1977, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Ella Lillian Norris,   b. 16 Mar 1890, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1966, Coleman, Coleman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F1322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Neil Vernon Atwood,   b. 3 Aug 1916, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 2001, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 9 Nov. 1940  Ovalo, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location is from tombstone and Alma's obituary and Neil's obituary; Confirmed by daughter Beverly Neil Blankenship.
    Children 
    +1. B.N. Atwood
    Photos
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    with wife Alma Ella Zimmerle
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    with wife Alma Ella Zimmerle
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    with wife Alma Ella Zimmerle
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    with wife Alma Ella Zimmerle
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    Neil Vernon Atwood
    with wife Alma Ella Zimmerle
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2012 16:23:37 
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1916 - Lawn, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as "Alma," misindexed as being 9 years old (transcription error); living with father Oscar, 26, farmer who rents his farm, mother Lillian, 29 and brother Milton, age 1. - 1920 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as "Alma," age 13 born about 1917; Living with parents Oscar, 36 and Lillian, 40; and siblings Milton, 11; Bonelea, 9; Wayland, 6 and Eldon, 3; father is a farmer renting his farm; they have a radio; parents have been married abt. 15 years. - 1930 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Alma Zimmerle, age 22 born abt 1918 in Texas; white; single daugther of Oscar Zimmerle, age 45 and Lillian Zimmerle, age 46; lived in same house in 1935; Sheet 11A; Siblings: Milton, 21; Vanlea, 17; Eldon; 14; Wayland, 18; Alma had one year of high school; no occupation and no income - 1 Apr 1940 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Nov. 1940 - Ovalo, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Mar 2004 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Mar 2004 - Lawn, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood and brother Johnny Zimmerle - from the collection of Beverly Neil Atwood Blankenship
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood and brother Johnny Zimmerle - from the collection of Beverly Neil Atwood Blankenship
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    School picture - Dewey School - Alma is back row - 3rd from right - tall girl wearing hat. Her sister Vonlea is sitting 2nd girl from the right. Pete Zimmerlee is in the second row..boy on the far right. Opal Zimmerlee is in the second row..third from left wearing a hat.
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Alma Ella Zimmerle Atwood
    Ella Lillian Norris Zimmerle - from the collection of Beverly Neil Atwood Blankenship
    Ella Lillian Norris Zimmerle - from the collection of Beverly Neil Atwood Blankenship
    With her children....starting at lower left and going up and around: Pete, Wayland, Alma, Vonlea and Johnny in her lap.
    Alma Zimmerlee Atwood holding daughter Beverly and Ruby Joyce Atwood
    Alma Zimmerlee Atwood holding daughter Beverly and Ruby Joyce Atwood
    L-R:  Zimmerle Family:  Johnny Eldon (holding dog), Alma; Lillian; Oscar Zimmerle; and Vonlea standing behind on porch
    L-R: Zimmerle Family: Johnny Eldon (holding dog), Alma; Lillian; Oscar Zimmerle; and Vonlea standing behind on porch
    From the collection of Beverly Neil Atwood Blankenship
    Alma Ella Zimmerle with new granddaughter and Opal Marie Zimmerlee Copeland with new grandson
    Alma Ella Zimmerle with new granddaughter and Opal Marie Zimmerlee Copeland with new grandson
    From the collection of Beverly Neil Atwood

    Albums
    Zimmerle
    Zimmerle (29)
    Zimmerle Family Media and Histories

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Justice Precinct 6, Taylor, Texas; Roll: T625_1851; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 271; Image: 479.
      Name: Alma Zimmerlee Birth Date: abt 1910 Birth Place: Texas Residence Date: 1920 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 6, Taylor, Texas

    2. [S2626335774] 1930 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 6, Taylor, Texas; Roll: 2400; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 28; Image: 201.0.
      Birth date: abt 1917 Birth place: Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Precinct 6, Taylor, Texas

    3. [S4273286779] 1940 United States Federal Census , (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: , Taylor, Texas; Roll: T627_4144; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 221-33.

    4. [S2628446167] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Compiled from various U.S. public records.Original data: Compiled from various U.S. public records.).
      Name: Alma Z Atwood Birth Date: Jun 1916 Birth Place: Residence Date: Residence Place: Lawn, Taylor, Texas, USA

    5. [S2162498864] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, comp. Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings. Merli).
      Birth date: 19 Jun 1916 Birth place: Residence date: 1935-1993 Residence place: Lawn, TX

    6. [S2643429799] United States Obituary Collection, (Original data - See newspaper information provided with each entry.), Newspaper: Abilene Reporter-News; Publication Date: 27 Mar 2004; Publication Place: Abilene , TX , Us.
      Name: Alma Zimmerle Atwood Birth Date: 19 Jun 1916Birth Place: Death Date: abt 2003 Death Place:

    7. [S2624729542] Social Security Death Index, (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security), Number: 459-88-1645; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: 1966.
      Name: Alma Atwood Birth Date: 19 Jun 1916 Birth Place: Death Date: 20 Mar 2004 Death Place: Lawn, Taylor, Texas, United States of America