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Emma Ruth Lentz Zessin
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1873
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1945
Weeping Water
Cass County
Nebraska, USA

Emma Ruth (Lentz) Zessin, daughter of David and Maria Lentz/Leuts.
A Thank you to Contributor # 46617400 for the following information:
I think this may be your Emma Lentz/Lents the n and u are often transcribed incorrectly they look so similar in cursive.
Listed on the United States Federal Census of 1880
living in Rock Creek, Clackamas County, Oregon,
Leuts, David: born in Ohio, at age 46, married to Maria M. Leuts, born in Indiana, at age 39, Parents of eight children,
Two Sons, Six daughters,
Three born in Iowa:
Daily Adelia, at age 22
Peter, 20
Hannah, 13
These children, born in Oregon:
Cordelia, at age 14
George, 12
Catherine, 10
Ada, 4
(Information located on file at

Wife of Ferdinand (Fennet) August Zessin, whom she married February 22, 1893 in Vancouver, Washington.

Mother of Eight Children, whom Five which are living, Guy, Agnes (Berry), Lelia (Fitzpatrick), Leroy and Gladys (Lawson).
Infant children are buried next to parents at Camp Creek Cemetery.
Obituary - Nebraska City News-Press, Thursday, Aug. 2, 1945-Page 2, Nebraska City, Nebraska:

Funeral services for Mrs. F. A. Zessen, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lela Fitzpatrick at Weeping Water Tuesday, will be held there Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock and burial will be at Camp Creek Cemetery southeast of Nebraska City. The family moved from here to Weeping Water 26 years ago.

A BIG "THANK YOU" to Contributor Farison-Fruchey Roots # 47254415 for the beautiful restored photograph of Emma (Lentz) Zessin.
Family links: 
  David Lentz (1834 - 1909)
  Margaret Maria Waybill Lentz (1840 - 1890)
  Ferdinand August Zessin (1864 - 1950)
  Guy Raymond Zessin (1898 - 1990)*
  Agnes Marie Zessin Berry (1900 - 1954)*
  Lelia Lena Zessin Fitzpatrick (1903 - 1988)*
  Leroy Alvin Zessin (1905 - 1978)*
  Peter A. Dailey (1860 - 1911)**
  Hannah Jane Dailey Kimbley (1862 - 1936)**
  Calla Mable Lentz Kenney (1871 - 1940)*
  Emma Ruth Lentz Zessin (1873 - 1945)
  George W Lentz (1875 - 1932)*
  Ada L Lentz (1876 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Camp Creek Cemetery
Otoe County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: William Peel
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68830615
Emma Ruth <i>Lentz</i> Zessin
Added by: Farison-Fruchey Roots
Emma Ruth <i>Lentz</i> Zessin
Added by: William Peel
Emma Ruth <i>Lentz</i> Zessin
Added by: William Peel
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