Zimmerman Family History & Genealogy

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Zimmerman Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Feb 05, 2019

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Early Zimmermans

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Sample of 20 Zimmerman Biographies

Unknown - Unknown
Sep 25, 1914 - August 1986
Apr 5, 1913 - March 1980
Dec 24, 1882 - September 1962
Mar 20, 1898 - May 1970
Jun 30, 1933 - Jan 4, 2007
Sep 15, 1916 - Oct 3, 2002
Jun 3, 1902 - December 1982
Jan 29, 1904 - Nov 7, 1988
Sep 30, 1918 - May 2, 2001
Jul 5, 1910 - Jun 26, 2003
Aug 1, 1888 - December 1967
Jul 27, 1989 - Jan 29, 2010
Jun 25, 1935 - Oct 29, 1995
Oct 18, 1915 - Dec 12, 2008
Dec 17, 1960 - Feb 4, 2009
around 1943 - Unknown
around 1864 - May 8, 1927
Unknown - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown

Zimmerman Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Zimmerman family member is 72.8 years old according to our database of 33,451 people with the last name Zimmerman that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

72.8 years

Oldest Zimmermans

These are the longest-lived members of the Zimmerman family on AncientFaces.

Dec 12, 1896 - Jun 9, 2007
110 years
Nov 17, 1896 - Jan 16, 2005
108 years
Jan 13, 1894 - Oct 8, 2002
108 years
Aug 28, 1877 - September 1983
106 years
Apr 9, 1902 - Apr 18, 2008
106 years
May 6, 1884 - May 15, 1990
106 years
Jun 17, 1896 - Nov 7, 2001
105 years
Oct 27, 1894 - Jul 10, 2000
105 years
Jan 18, 1891 - Nov 6, 1995
104 years
Jan 28, 1886 - Nov 2, 1990
104 years

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Diana Smith
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Lorraine Bennett (maiden name) Bennetts blessed with goodie, goodie origin.
(source: laminated paper clipping obitsuary)

Singer Tony Bennett carries a surname derived from the latin Benedictus, Bennett. A common personal name from the 12th century, evolved to become a common surname up thru-out the 20th century. The name Bennett is said to derive from the old french name Benoit and Berneit, which is france is now Benne. There is also a Germanic Bennett family whereby the name is traced to the ancient personal name of Bernhardt. The word deriviation is from latin benedictus meaining "blessed or a good person". Early English records indicate that the Bennetts were an ancient family in the Pye house, Country Wiltshire, of which a pedigree of 13 descendants is recorderd in the college of arms.

One was the secretary of Prince Rupert. The name came into general use during the reign of Edward the II. A Robertus Benite in the York Subsidy rolls a tax assessment dated 1301. There were many early amercan settlers "blessed" with the name of Bennet, James Bennett arived in Concord Mass, as a freeman in 1639. Richard Benett settled in Virginia in 1626 and became govenor of the state in 1652.

During the 1800s, Sir William Stendalle Bennett was a famous English pianist composer and intimate friend of Mendelssohn, In this country, James Gorrdon Bennett born in Scottland founded the New york Herald. His son was resposible for Stanleys trek to Africa in search of Lingston.

There are many heraldic grants to the English Bennetts but very few to the family who claim orgin from Germany. The illustrated coat of arms was granted in England and shows a divided shield of silver and gold upon which a red eagle is displayed.

(source: family lore)
Lorraine Bennett (maiden name) is decended from the German line.
Jan 14, 2008 · Reply
Jennifer Holland
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On my mother's side, the only information I have is: My mother (Donna Zimmerman) My uncle (Richard Zimmerman) Another uncle(Thomas Zimmerman) Another uncle (Michael Zimmerman) My aunt (Denise Zimmerman)My grandfather (Richard Zimmerman) and his two sisters (Nancy Zimmerman) and (Doris Zimmerman) If anyone has any information or any possible links, please contact me.
Nov 02, 2007 · Reply
Justin Zimmerman
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Zimmermans':

I am having difficulty finding information on my family history. My father is Nathan Zimmerman; his father is Donald Zimmerman (Nov. 6, 1912 - June 12, 1964 Los Angeles, California). My great grandfather is Edward Zimmerman (born 1883 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). My great-great grandfather would be Charles Zimmerman, a Prussian Army officer who eloped with Johanna Bernstein and boarded a ship to Philadelphia.

Due to my grandparents divorce while my father was very young, this is the extent of all the family-history knowledge. I have no more significant dates I could share to narrow things down and have found this problematic. If you have any insight into my family history I would be grateful for the information. It would be nice to know something about my family.

Respectfully,
jnlzimm
Jul 08, 2007 · Reply

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