Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher

Family Group Record

George H. Ziegler and Ella Parks

Husband George H. Ziegler

            AKA: George Zeigler 1
           Born: 21 Mar 1851 - Maple Shade, Cranberry Twp, Venango Co, PA
           Died: 4 Oct 1924 - Beaver, Beaver Co, PA

         Father: Jonathan David Ziegler (1826-1895) 2 3 4
         Mother: Sarah Miller (1828-1921) 2 3 4


Wife Ella Parks 1

           Born: Abt 1863 - Scrubgrass Twp, Venango Co, PA
           Died: Abt 26 Dec 1940 - Beaver, Beaver Co, PA

         Father: Ephraim C. Parks (1838-1924) 5
         Mother: Mary Ann Sloan (1842-1912) 5 6

 Other Spouse: [Unk] Abrams (      -      )


General Notes: Husband - George H. Ziegler

The News-Herald, Franklin, PA
Oct 6, 1924; pg 10
George Ziegler.
Oil City relatives yesterday received news of the sudden death of George Ziegler which occurred at his home in Beaver, Pa.
Mr. Ziegler was aged 73 years and was born at Maple Shade, this county, the son of the late David and Sarah Ziegler. He followed the oil business practically all his life, principally in the Pennsylvania fields and for a time in California.
Surviving are his widow, a son and a daughter, all of Beaver and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Annette Shaffer, Tulsa, Okla.; Mrs. Priscilla Heath, Hammond, N. Y.; Mrs. W. B. Shaffer, Mrs. Fred Hoot, William Ziegler, of this city; D. E. Ziegler, of Erie, and Fisher Ziegler of Salina.
The funeral and burial will be in Beaver.

General Notes: Wife - Ella Parks

The Venango Citizen-Press, Franklin, PA
Thursday, Dec 26, 1940; pg 7
Mrs. Ella Parks Ziegler died last week at Beaver at the home of her daughter. She was about 77. Her brother, Howard Parks, and sister Mrs. Minnie Greer, are in California. She was born in Scrubgrass Township, daughter of Ephraim and Mary A. Parks, was first married to Mr. Abrams. She was a woman of pleasant personality and kindly disposition and had suffered greatly from heart trouble for some time. Another friend gone to her reward.



1 John W. Jordan, LL.D, Genealogical and Personal History of the Allegheny Valley, Pennsylvania (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913), Pg 868.

2 J. H. Newton, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Columbus, OH: J. A. Caldwell Publishers, 1879), Pg 591.

3 History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk, & Co., Publishers, 1890), Pg 1146.

4 Mrs. Harold V. Linn, Daniel Smith - Pioneer Settler of Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania (Venango County, PA: Privately published, 1961), Pg 106.

5 History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk, & Co., Publishers, 1890), Pg 946.

6 History of Butler County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1883), Pg 451.

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