Robert Calvin Nipper

8 August 1920–24 October 1983 (Age 63)
Carraway, Putnam, Florida, United States

The Life of Robert Calvin

When Robert Calvin Nipper was born on 8 August 1920, in Carraway, Putnam, Florida, United States, his father, Samuel Aaron Nipper, was 31 and his mother, Florence Elizabeth Wells, was 20. He married Olive Mary Goule on 11 October 1940, in Florida, United States. He lived in Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States in 1930 and Lee, Florida, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1940. He died on 24 October 1983, in Brazoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Calvin Nipper
Olive Mary Goule
Marriage: 11 October 1940

Spouse and Children

11 October 1940
Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Aaron Nipper


    Florence Elizabeth Wells




    Adell Nipper


    Nita Nipper Adair



    Cecil Bernette Nipper


    Evanell Nipper


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 17

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from Nippe in Hesse. 2. nickname for an alert, astute person, from Middle Low German nip ‘exact’, ‘sharp‘’ (of sight and hearing)’, the -er reflecting the full (masculine) ending.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert C Kipper in household of Samual A Kipper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Calvin Nipper in household of Mr. Edgar C Bass, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Robert Calvin Nipper, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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