Louraine Stamper

Brief Life History of Louraine

When Louraine Stamper was born on 11 March 1927, in Beattyville, Lee, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Stamper, was 46 and her mother, Mary Rachel Warner, was 40. She married Earl Douglas Rogers on 11 October 1944, in Irvine, Estill, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 3 New Virginia, Lee, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Millers Creek, Estill, Kentucky, United States in 1950. She died on 30 December 2001, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Irvine, Estill, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Douglas Rogers
Louraine Stamper
Marriage: 11 October 1944
Roy William Rogers
Mary Emma Rogers
Jeff Garfield Rogers
Virginia Rogers

Sources (22)

  • Lourina Rogers, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lurania Stamper, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Louraine Rogers, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English sta(u)mpere, recorded only in the sense ‘one who treads grapes’ but possibly also denoting one who crushed or pounded stuff or who threshed grain.

German: nickname for someone working at a crushing mill (see Stamp 1), or a habitational name for someone from any of the places called Stampe or Stampen.

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

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