Sophia Dorothy Louise Graper

1871–18 January 1953 (Age 82)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Sophia Dorothy Louise

When Sophia Dorothy Louise Graper was born in 1871, in Indiana, United States, her father, Henry Ferdinand Graper, was 49 and her mother, Wilhelmina Dorthea Schmidt, was 42. She married Edward Lincoln Inness on 5 October 1884, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Graham Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 January 1953, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Edward Lincoln Inness
1865–1953
Sophia Dorothy Louise Graper
1871–1953
Marriage: 5 October 1884
Daisy Pearl Inness
1890–1986
Maggie Georgia Inness
1892–1981
Rose D. Inness
1894–1968
Clara May Inness
1896–1989
Arthur Anderson Inness
1904–1985
Florence Jesse Inness
1906–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1884
Indiana, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    Henry Ferdinand Graper

    Male1822–1898Male

    Wilhelmina Dorthea Schmidt

    Female1829–1915Female

siblings

(7)

    Henry Herman Graper

    Male1855–1933Male

    Caroline Graper

    Female1858–1929Female

    John Graper

    Male1860–1860Male

    William Henry Graper

    Male1860–Male

    Female1862–1939Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

North German (Gräper): occupational name for a maker of metal or earthenware vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German grope ‘pot’. Compare Grape .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sophia Inness in household of Edward Inness, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sophia Inness in household of Edward L Inness, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sophia Inness in household of Edward L Inness, "United States Census, 1940"

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