Caroline Loper

17 March 1855–6 September 1944 (Age 89)
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline

When Caroline Loper was born on 17 March 1855, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, her father, Frederick Henry Loper, was 46 and her mother, Caroline Kittendorf, was 37. She married Francis Grover Thompson on 20 October 1878, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Roxbury, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. She died on 6 September 1944, in Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Francis Grover Thompson
Caroline Loper
Marriage: 20 October 1878
George Gilman Thompson
Frederick Francis Thompson
Elmer Thompson
Amelia Thompson
Frank Thompson
Lee Thompson
Arby Thompson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1878Dane, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented
    Age 12
    A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    North German (Löper): cognate of 1 above. Compare Loeper .Americanized form of Dutch Looper , an occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Carrie Thompson in household of Frank Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Carrie Loper in entry for Arby Thompson and Clara Johnson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Carolin M Thompson in household of Frank G Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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