Lewis Clupper

4 December 1846–1 September 1937 (Age 90)
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Clupper was born on 4 December 1846, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Monroe Clupper Jr, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Teghtmeyer, was 29. He married Mary Schrantz on 13 October 1873, in Wabash, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 1 September 1937, in Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Matlock Cemetery, Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Clupper
1846–1937
Maria Putnam
1847–1914
George Leonard Clupper
1882–1950
Harley Guy Clupper
1885–1965
Hugh Emmett Clupper
1887–1956

Spouse and Children

    Male1846–1937Male

    Maria Putnam

    Female1847–1914Female

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Monroe Clupper Jr

    Male1811–1902Male

    Female1817–1879Female

siblings

(9)

    John Clupper

    Male1836–1921Male

    Elizabeth Clupper

    Female1839–1913Female

    Mary S Clupper

    Female1841–1918Female

    Christian Monroe Clupper III

    Male1843–1913Male

    Male1846–1937Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 24

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from the verb kloppen, which has many meanings, including ‘to tap’, ‘to knock’, ‘to beat’, ‘to sound’, and could therefore have been applied in various ways as a nickname or an occupational name, for example for a bellringer.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lewis Clupper in household of Christian Clupper, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lewis Clupper in household of William F Clupper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lewis Clupper in household of W Frank Clupper, "United States Census, 1920"

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