Lillian Cecile Ziock Palmer

The background music on this page, The Beer Barrel Polka, is dedicated to my aunt Lillian Ziock Palmer.  She loved the polka & even into her 70's she could still out dance everyone on the dance floor! 

lilpalmer.jpg (4386 bytes)Lil Ziock was born 31 Dec. 1900 & was the daughter of Esther Horrocks & August Ziock, JrWhen her mother died when she was 13 years old she went to live with her best friend Alvena Langbein & they grew up together.  Lil was married to EDWARD PALMER & they became the parents of six children.  Lil and Ed later resided in Jefferson County, Missouri on a road they named Palmer Lane. Lil died in 1979 at age 78 and is buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis. 

 

Children of Lil Ziock & Ed Palmer:

Edwina (Winnie) - Dorothy - Corrine - Janet - Kenneth (Buzzy) - William Robert (Bill)

 



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Alvena Langbein, Gussie Ziock, Lillian Ziock.  This picture was taken between 1910 & 1912 in the Ziock's back yard in the 3400 block of Missouri Ave., St. Louis. Alvena was Lillian's best friend.  After Lily & Guses mother died Lil went to live with Alvena & her family & Gus went to live with his grandparents.


 

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Gussie Ziock with his sister Lillie Ziock

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Gus Ziock & Lil Ziock Palmer    30 May 1921

 


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Lillian Ziock's graduation from Sheppard School - 1915



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?Walter Meek?, Lillie Ziock, ?Stanley Meek?, Gussie Ziock


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Lillie, Gussie, Kennedy & ?Viola Arnhold Dickenson?




 

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Edwina & Lil Ziock Palmer

 

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Sitting: Lil Ziock Palmer (41), Billy(8), Edward Louis Palmer (46);  Standing L to R: Dorothy (19), Edwina (22), Kenneth "Buzzy" (13), Janet (16), Corine (17); Photographed: Oct. 1942.



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This is the house in Imperial, Jefferson County, Missouri that my aunt Lillian Ziock Palmer lived in for many years on Palmer Lane on west side of Hwy. 67.  I always loved this big, beautiful house & wish I could have visited more often.  I remember at Christmas time there was always a beautiful Christmas tree in the alcove off of the living room.

Photographed:
1 June 2002


 

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Gus Ziock, his niece Corrine Palmer & her mother (Guses sister) Lil Ziock Palmer ~ Photographed 1970 at Guses 25th wedding anniversary.



 

Ziock Family History