George Washington Zimmerman married Louise Charlotte Berner

Married February 13, 1883


George Washington Zimmerman was born July 6, 1859, at Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Rev. John Jacob and Theresa Merriman Zimmerman. He came with his parents to Sioux City, Iowa in 1867, at the age of eight years.

George grew to manhood on the farm home, assisting his mother and brothers in improving and developing the place. He received his education in the local schools and remained at home until his marriage Feb. 13, 1883 to Louise Charlotte Berner. He lived in Le Mars, Iowa for seven years. He then purchased a farm in Plymouth township. He was a successful farmer and added to his original land holdings, raising cattle and stock. He was active in community and church affairs and in the councils of the democratic party.

To the union of George Washington Zimmerman and Louise Charlotte seven children were born: Walter Gottlieb Zimmerman; Benjamin Franklin Zimmerman; Arthur Jacob Henry Zimmerman; Helen Mary (Zimmerman) Brandstetter; Roy Zimmerman; Tilda (Zimmerman) Lippke; and baby Louise Zimmerman, who died in infancy.

~Taken from a Genealogy book written by Evelyn Zimmerman submitted by Ardythe Rees Stoesz


Children of George Washington & Louise Charlotte:

Walter Gottlieb Zimmerman; 23 Mar 1884-25 Jul 1965 His Obituary
Benjamin Franklin Zimmerman; 27 Oct 1885-17 Oct 1946 His Obituary
Arthur J. H. Zimmerman; 29 Jun 1889-02 Dec 1964 His Obituary
Helen M. Zimmerman Brandstetter; 21 Jun 1891-12 Mar 1977 Her Obituary
Roy W. Zimmerman; 1893-May 1908 His Obituary
Tilda Zimmerman Lippke; 26 Mar 1899-10 Nov 1989 Her Obituary
Louise Zimmerman; died infancy Her Obituary

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George Washington Zimmerman
b. 06 Jul 1859
d. 29 Apr 1938

His Obituary


Louise Charlotte (Berner) Zimmerman
b. 09 Apr 1862
d.09 Jun 1925

Her Obituary




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