Arthur Jeremiah Halpin

17 November 1851–8 May 1929 (Age 77)
Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arthur Jeremiah

When Arthur Jeremiah Halpin was born on 17 November 1851, in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, his father, Mark Halpin, was 50 and his mother, Margaret Flinn, was 40. He married Nellie Margaret Butler on 11 May 1882, in Lapeer, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in North Branch, Lapeer, Michigan, United States for about 6 years and Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 8 May 1929, in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in North Branch Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Jeremiah Halpin
Kathryn Melanie
Marriage: 20 April 1891
George Wilfred Halpin

Spouse and Children

20 April 1891
North Branch Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Flinn




    William Halpin


    Ellen Halpin


    Mark Halpin


    John Halpin


    Hannah Halpin


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 3

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAilpín ‘descendant of Alpín’, an ancient personal name, which MacLysaght and Woulfe link etymologically with alp ‘lump’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Arthur J Halpin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeremiah Halpin in household of Mark Halpin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Arthur J Halpin, "United States Census, 1900"

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