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
Maria Putnam
George Leonard Clupper
Harley Guy Clupper
Hugh Emmett Clupper

Spouse and Children


    Maria Putnam




Parents and Siblings

    Christian Monroe Clupper Jr





    John Clupper


    Elizabeth Clupper


    Mary S Clupper


    Christian Monroe Clupper III



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


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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