Cornelia R. Kemper

20 September 1897–2 April 1951 (Age 53)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Cornelia R.

When Cornelia R. Kemper was born on 20 September 1897, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry Lawson Kemper, was 34 and her mother, Clara Vandeventer Runyon, was 32. She lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1935 and Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 2 April 1951, in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 9
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 15
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: status name denoting a peasant farmer or serf, an agent noun derivative of Kamp 1.North German: occupational name for an official calibrator who marked the correct weight and measures for verification, from Middle Low German kempen.German and possibly also Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of the twelve places called Kempen in the Dutch-German border area.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Cornelia R Kemper in household of Harry L Kemper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cornelia R Kemper in household of Henry L Kemper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cornelia Kemper Bell, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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