Wallace Elmer Plopper

30 July 1888–7 November 1951 (Age 63)
Utica, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Wallace Elmer

When Wallace Elmer Plopper was born on 30 July 1888, in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Fred Elmer Plopper, was 26 and his mother, Anna Merrill, was 23. He married Grace A. Rahn on 5 May 1917, in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States in 1930 and Whitesboro, Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 7 November 1951, in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Wallace Elmer Plopper
Grace A. Rahn
Marriage: 5 May 1917
Dorothy Mae Plopper
Charles Howard Plopper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1917Utica, Oneida, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 2
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 18
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: from the verb kloppen, which has many meanings, including ‘to tap’, ‘to knock’, ‘to beat’, ‘to sound’, and could therefore have been applied in various ways as a nickname or an occupational name, for example for a bellringer.

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

    Sources (11)

    • Wallace E Plopper, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Wallace Plopper in household of Frederick Plopper, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Wallace Plopper in household of Fredrick Plopper, "United States Census, 1910"

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