Elizabeth Capelle

22 November 1906–15 September 1986 (Age 79)
Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Capelle was born on 22 November 1906, in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Claire Derwoood Capelle, was 38 and her mother, Jennette Belle Lynts, was 31. She married Merle Akin Hanson on 10 October 1931, in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin Territory, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 September 1986, in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

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Merle Akin Hanson
Elizabeth Capelle
Marriage: 10 October 1931
Calvin C. Hanson

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 1
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
Age 1
The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
Age 21
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 French (Normandy and Picardy) and Dutch: variant spelling of Capel .2 Dutch and Belgian: occupational name for someone who worked in a chapel, from Middle Dutch kapel ‘chapel’, ‘church’. In some instances this may be a shortened form of van de Capelle, a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel, or van Capelle, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named with this word, such as Kapelle-op-de-Bos or Sint-Ulriks-Kapelle, both in the Belgian province of Brabant.

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

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Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Hanson in household of Merle Hanson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Capelle in household of Claire Capelle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Capelle in household of Clair D Capelle, "United States Census, 1920"

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