Forest Adrian Sutphen

21 July 1876–
Missouri, United States

The Life of Forest Adrian

When Forest Adrian Sutphen was born on 21 July 1876, in Missouri, United States, his father, Frederick Augustus Sutphen, was 27 and his mother, Leona Luce Van Horn, was 22. He married Ora Angeline Richards on 2 September 1901, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Forest Adrian Sutphen
Ora Angeline Richards
Marriage: 2 September 1901

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2 September 1901
Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 28

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 34

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Name Meaning

See Sutphin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Forest Sutphen in household of Fred Sutphen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Forrest Sutphen in household of Fred A Sutphen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Forrest Adrien Sutphen, "California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997"

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