Otto Goplen

14 November 1894–3 July 1965 (Age 70)
Clinton, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Otto

When Otto Goplen was born on 14 November 1894, in Clinton, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Ole Jacob Pedersen Goplen, was 40 and his mother, Kristine Andersdatter Goplen, was 43. He married Bergit Myhre on 19 March 1923. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Jefferson, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. He died on 3 July 1965, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Coon Prairie Lutheran Cemetery, Westby, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto Goplen
Bergit Myhre
Marriage: 19 March 1923
Arnold Burton Goplen
Otto Ray Goplen

Spouse and Children

19 March 1923


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 13

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Otto Goplen in household of O P Goplen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Otto Goplin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otto Goplin in household of Engwold Goplin, "United States Census, 1930"

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