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Re: Zumbrun/Hoelderlin

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John David Zumbrun,1875-1949, was a photographer in China in the early 1900's. He married Louise Hoelderlin and had two daughters.

John David was the son of John David Zumbrun, Sr. 1852-1894,and the grandson of William Francis Zumbrun Sr.,1819-1883.

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COMES FROM PEKING TO WED; John Zumbrum First Met His Bride on the Great Wall of China
October 22, 1917

John Zumbrum first met his bride on the Great Wall of China:

John D. Zumbrum, managing director of the Camera Craft Company of Peiking, China, and Miss Louise Hoelderlin, a Red Cross Nurse, and a graduate of both the Long Island College Hospital and the New York Post Graduate Hospital Training Schools for Nurses, were married at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of the bride's brother, William Hoelderlin, 348 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn. Miss Mina Dongue was the bride's attendant, and William Hoelderlin, a nephew of the bride, was the best man.

Mr. Zumbrun first met his bride a year ago when with a party of tourists walking along the Great Wall of China. They were introduced by mutual friends, and the acquaintance thus began was completed by yesterday's ceremony. Miss Hoelderlin returned some months since to the country, and the engagement was announced several weeks ago. Mr. Zumbrum came on to marry and to take his bride back to Peking after a bried honeymoon here. He served eight years in the United States Army and is a Spanish-American War veteran and has been engaged for ten years in business in Peking. His home here was at Hanover.
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