Arthur Benton Capps

Brief Life History of Arthur Benton

When Arthur Benton Capps was born on 1 February 1887, in Collins, St. Clair, Missouri, United States, his father, William Martin Capps, was 36 and his mother, Rebecca Worth Millsap, was 39. He married Martha Susan Pace on 21 October 1908, in Collins, St. Clair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, St. Clair, Missouri, United States for about 50 years. He died on 25 June 1959, in St. Clair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Freeman-Holsapple Cemetery, Collins Township, St. Clair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Benton Capps
1887–1959
Martha Susan Pace
1888–1968
Marriage: 21 October 1908
Zella Zelpha Capps
1910–2005
Floyd Orlin Capps
1911–1991
Walter Verle Capps
1913–1979
Eula Enda Capps
1915–1993
Naomi Fay Capps
1920–2001
Arthur Glen Capps
1922–1966
Herman Clyde Capps
1927–2000
Corda Lee Capps
1928–

Sources (12)

  • A B Capps, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Arthur Benton Capps, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Arthur Benton Cappe, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Capp with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Americanized form of German Kapps .

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

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