Eda Alice Shoop

26 July 1858–3 April 1908 (Age 49)
Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Eda Alice

When Eda Alice Shoop was born on 26 July 1858, in Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Kenly Shoop, was 37 and her mother, Malinda Jane Judah, was 29. She married Robert Boys on 28 November 1880, in Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Graham, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Graham Township, Graham, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 3 April 1908, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Whitfield Cemetery, Graham, Kansas, United States.

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Robert Boys
Eda Alice Shoop
Marriage: 28 November 1880
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28 November 1880
Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States


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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 9

Nebraska is the 37th state.
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Age 14

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Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German and Dutch Schoop, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of ladles, from Middle Low German schope, Middle Dutch schoepe, schope, schuep ‘ladle’; in numerous cases, however, for German Schupp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eda A Boys in household of Robert Boys, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Alice Shoop in household of H H Shoop, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
  • Alice Shoop in household of Henry Shoop, "United States Census, 1870"

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