John Oppold

4 February 1863–24 February 1957 (Age 94)
Illinois, United States

The Life of John

When John Oppold was born on 4 February 1863, in Illinois, United States, his father, Sebastian Oppold, was 40 and his mother, Maria Margaretha Groetsch, was 36. He married Sophia M. Lamm on 11 February 1890, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Delapre Township, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years and Lincoln, South Dakota, United States in 1945. He died on 24 February 1957, in Aurora, Brookings, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Saint Michaels Cemetery, Sioux Falls Township, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Oppold
1863–1957
Sophia M. Lamm
1867–1955
Marriage: 11 February 1890
WILLIAM JOSEPH OPPOLD
1890–1987
Fredrick Albert Oppold
1893–1943
Gertrude Frances Oppold
1895–1988
Alice M Oppold
1897–1975
Clemence Mattheir OPPOLD
1900–1980
Ruth Dorthy OPPOLD
1903–2002
Leo Raymond OPPOLD
1905–1975
Hazel M Oppold
1909–1997
Bernard Paul Oppold
1913–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 February 1890
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Apolda in Thuringia, or alternatively from the Germanic personal name Adabald, composed of adal ‘clan’, ‘nobility’ + bald ‘brave’, ‘courageous’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Oppold, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"
  • John Oppold, "Iowa, State Census, 1905"
  • John Oppold, "United States Census, 1930"

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