Frederick Charles Chope

7 March 1862–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Frederick Charles

When Frederick Charles Chope was born on 7 March 1862, in Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Chope, was 24 and his mother, Louise Hofman or Huffman, was 19. He married Ida May Corbin from January 1887 to December 1887, in Macon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Chariton, Macon, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 2, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1930. His occupation is listed as coal miner in Macon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Charles Chope
Ida May Corbin
Marriage: from January 1887 to December 1887
Chester Lee Chope

Spouse and Children

from January 1887 to December 1887
Macon, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Chope


    Louise Hofman or Huffman






    Henry W Chope


    Thomas C. Chope


    Rosell Chope


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 3

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 3

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 31

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Tschopp or Zschoppe ( see Tschopp ).2 Ukrainian: variant of Chop .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick C Chope, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred C Chope in household of Chester Leland Chope, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Chofe, "United States Census, 1900"

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