Kirby A. Popplewell

23 December 1899–16 February 1979 (Age 79)
Russell, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Kirby A.

When Kirby A. Popplewell was born on 23 December 1899, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, his father, Attison W. Popplewell, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Jane Wilson, was 34. He married Bonnie F. Miller on 24 April 1932, in Russell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jamestown, Russell, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 1, Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 16 February 1979, in Russell Springs, Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Russell Springs, Russell, Kentucky, United States.

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Kirby A. Popplewell
Bonnie F. Miller
Marriage: 24 April 1932
Geraldine Popplewell

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot
Age 1
On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
Age 21
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places so named in West Yorkshire, for example in the parish of Cleckheaton. The second element is Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’; the first may be popel ‘pebble’, or a word meaning ‘bubbling spring’.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Kirby ?Ewell in household of Attison W ?Ewell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Kirby Popplewell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kirby Popplewell in household of Attison W Popplewell, "United States Census, 1930"

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