Franklin Plopper

Brief Life History of Franklin

When Franklin Plopper was born on 17 January 1846, in Cicero, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, John Plopper, was 28 and his mother, Louisa Shaver, was 19. He married Priscilla Jane Culver on 7 October 1871, in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 22 February 1919, in Melstone, Musselshell, Montana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Long Pine, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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Franklin Plopper
Priscilla Jane Culver
Marriage: 7 October 1871
Lewis Plopper
Martha Plopper
Martha Plopper
Leo Newton Plopper
Unimon Almon Plopper
Eka Myreatta Plopper

Sources (11)

  • Frank Plopper, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • Frank Plopper, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Franklin Plopper, "Montana Death Index, 1860-2007"

World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

North German (Pröpper): variant of Proffer or Propp , with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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