Charles H Draper

October 1863–4 October 1920 (Age 57)
Liverpool, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles H

When Charles H Draper was born in October 1863, in Liverpool, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, James Fisher Draper, was 60 and his mother, Ann Maria Beckstead, was 38. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Emma Lee Hill. He lived in Liverpool Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 4 October 1920, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Charles H Draper
Emma Lee Hill
Ray O Draper
James Hugh Draper
Gladys Roslea Draper
Lee H. Draper
Bernie Henry Draper

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    Margaret Draper


    Anna M Draper



    Clara A Draper



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Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Draper in household of James F Draper, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles H Draper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles H Draper, "United States Census, 1910"

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