Martha Shoop

16 December 1872–28 May 1926 (Age 53)
Pavia Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Shoop was born on 16 December 1872, in Pavia Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William H Shoop, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Mock, was 25. She married Charles H Imler on 28 September 1893, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Gaysport, Hollidaysburg, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Blair Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 May 1926, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Frankstown, Frankstown Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles H Imler
Martha Shoop
Marriage: 28 September 1893
Elmyra May Imler
Grace V Imler

Spouse and Children

    Charles H Imler



28 September 1893
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States


    Elmyra May Imler


    Grace V Imler


Parents and Siblings

    William H Shoop





    Clara Shoop



    Susan Shoop


    Mary Shoop



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German and Dutch Schoop, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of ladles, from Middle Low German schope, Middle Dutch schoepe, schope, schuep ‘ladle’; in numerous cases, however, for German Schupp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Imler in household of Charles H Imler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Imler in household of Charles H Imler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Imler in household of Charles Imler, "United States Census, 1900"

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