Amelia <I>Zimmerman</I> Bilderback

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Amelia Zimmerman Bilderback

  • Birth 1 Sep 1878 Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 11 Oct 1938 Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Block 2, Row 31, N to S
  • Memorial ID 105105105

Amelia Zimmerman was born Sept. 1, 1878, in Somerset Twp., Jackson County, Ill., the daughter of George and Alethia A (Stanton) Zimmerman. Her siblings include Mrs. Carl Graulin, Mrs. Rolla Lanning, Mrs. Oliver Pate, all of East St. Louis; Mrs. R. W. Colyer of Denver, Colorado; Mrs. Simon Levy of Murphysboro; and Frank Zimmerman of Cobden.

She and William A. Bilderback were married July 27, 1898, in Jackson County, Ill. She leaves a daughter, Beulah, at home. A daughter, Eva Irene, died July 6, 1901.

Mrs. Bilderback was a home loving woman and a devoted mother. To those in need of sympathy and aid, she always had a comforting word. To her sisters, she took the place of a mother. She was a member of the First Baptist church in Murphysboro.

Amelia died on Oct. 11, 1938, in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Ill.

Source: Daily Independent, October 12, 1938

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  • Created by: Laura Whistle Cates Duncan
  • Added: 13 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105105105
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amelia Zimmerman Bilderback (1 Sep 1878–11 Oct 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105105105, citing Pleasant Grove Memorial Park, Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Laura Whistle Cates Duncan (contributor 47619237) .