Marion Capps

3 July 1865–2 July 1941 (Age 76)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Marion

When Marion Capps was born on 3 July 1865, in Iowa, United States, his father, Isaac William Capps, was 28 and his mother, Amanda Alvina Lay, was 22. He married Alice Guy on 23 November 1898, in Adair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 6 Maeser, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 2 July 1941, in Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Maeser, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Marion Capps
Alice Guy
Marriage: 23 November 1898
Orville Marion Capps
Gladys Isobel Capp
Pauline Capps

Spouse and Children

23 November 1898
Adair, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 2

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 18

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Capp .2 Respelling of German Kappus , a metonymic occupational name for a cabbage grower.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marion Capps in household of Isaac Capps, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marion Capps in household of Isaac Capps, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marion Capps, "United States Census, 1940"

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