Mary (Lindon/Linden) Zickau was born in Germany on March 15, 1849. She and her husband Charles Zickau came to the U.S.A. in 1886. They had seven children:
In 1910 Peter J. (Joseph?) Haling was living with his family at 148 43rd Street in the 9th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh. Peter reported his age to be 37, his birthplace as well as that of his parents to be Germany. He reported that he had immigrated in 1892 and that he was a naturalized citizen. He reported his occupation to be "Millwright" in a "Furnace," possibly a blast furnace in a steel mill which were very common in Pittsburgh at that time.
With Peter was his wife Emma, 33 years old, also born in Germany. At that time Emma and Peter had been married for 13 years and had 3 children, all of whom were living in the household.
The three children, all born in
1. Mary, age 12
2. Emma, age 11
3. Rosa, age 7
Also in the home was Peter's mother-in-law, Mary Zickau, who reported her age to be 61 and her marital status to be a widow. She reported that she was the mother of eight children, seven of whom were living. Mary and her daughter Emma both reported their year of immigration to be 1886
Source: 1910 Federal Census for the City
Allegheny County, PA
Enumeration District 388
The Holling family later went to Florida.
In 1900 Annie was living with her mother in in Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Mary Zickau was the Head of the Household. She reported her birthdate to be March 1849, her age to be 51 and her marital status to be widowed. She reported that she was the mother of 7 children, all 7 of whom were alive at the time. She reported her birthplace and that of her parents to be Germany. She reported her year of immigration to be 1886. She had been in the country for 14 years, and her occupation was listed as "Dressmaker."
Also in the household were:
Source: 1900 Federal Census for Tarentum Borough
Allegheny County, PA
Enumeration District 511
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Floyd A. Zickau (right) married Lola B. Ruckman (right), daughter of Moses A. Ruckman, and Mary Jane Hubbs born on May 21, 1869. Lola was born on January 17, 1900. She married Floyd on January 4, 1930 in Pennsylvania. Their children are:
1. Patrica A. Zickau
2. Lola Jane Zickau
3. Jack Harold Zickau
4. Elda Ann Zickau Keefer
5. Linda M. Zickau
Frank Zickau died in California on July 31, 1953.
Floyd A. Zickau died on July 23, 1977 in Wayne Co., W.V.
Rosalia and Frank's children, all born in
1. Francis M. Schimpf, born about 1909
2. Carl H. Schimpf, B. Abt. 1912
3. Viola A. Schimpf, B. Abt. 1915
4. Rosalia A. Schimpf, B. 1917
Mary Zickau died on January 15, 1938 and was buried in Section Y of St. Mary's Cemetery, Penn Avenue, Lawrenceville, PA.
Thanks to Elda Keefer for sharing this information about her family and providing the family photographs.
Copyright © 2002 Nancy McAdams
February 28, 2002
Last update April 5, 2002