Lewis Opper

Male21 October 1828–21 February 1888

Brief Life History of Lewis

Lewis Opper was born on 21 October 1828, in Germany. He married Aurelia Helen Burr on 18 September 1855, in Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 21 February 1888, in Madison, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Madison, Lake, Ohio, United States.

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Lewis Opper
Aurelia Helen Burr
Marriage: 18 September 1855
Frederick Burr Opper
Harriet Sophia Opper
Anna Julia Opper
Emma Almira Opper

Sources (13)

  • Lewis Opper, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lewis Opper, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Lewis Opper, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1855Lake, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 8

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 18

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Obrecht, composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + berht ‘bright, famous’.

    German (Hesse): probably a variant of Oppermann .

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

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