John William Bopp

13 April 1875–13 August 1944 (Age 69)
Carrigan Township, Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Bopp was born on 13 April 1875, in Carrigan Township, Marion, Illinois, United States, his father, Jacob Bopp, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jane Buck, was 23. He married Susan Jennette "Nettie" Steele on 29 December 1898, in Marion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Irishtown Township, Clinton, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Sandoval, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 13 August 1944, in Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Bopp
1875–1944
Susan Jennette "Nettie" Steele
1873–1949
Marriage: 29 December 1898
Reta L Bopp
1899–1986
Claude Bopp
1902–1961
Beulah Jane Bopp
1905–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1898
Marion, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

    Female1899–1986Female

    Male1902–1961Male

    Beulah Jane Bopp

    Female1905–1998Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Bopp

    Male1839–1916Male

    Mary Jane Buck

    Female1852–1922Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name Boppo, of uncertain origin and meaning, perhaps originally a nursery name or a short form of a personal name such as Bodobert, a Germanic personal name meaning ‘famous leader’, composed of the elements Bodo ‘messenger’, ‘leader’ ( see Bode ) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. See also Popp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Bopp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Bopp in household of Jacob Bopp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Bopp, "United States Census, 1920"

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