Elmer Joseph Yopp

about 1905–9 July 1954 (Age 49)
California, United States

The Life of Elmer Joseph

When Elmer Joseph Yopp was born about 1905, in California, United States, his father, Michael Yopp, was 28 and his mother, Catharina Hieb, was 22. He lived in Elkhorn Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1920. He died on 9 July 1954, at the age of 49.

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Michael Yopp
Catharina Hieb
Frieda Josephine Yopp
Elmer Joseph Yopp
William Stephen Yopp
Emma M Yopp

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jopp .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elmer Yopp in household of Edward Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elmer Yopp - Government record: birth-name: Elmer Yopp

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