Albert Elmer Borup

8 July 1893–31 May 1961 (Age 67)
Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, United States

The Life of Albert Elmer

When Albert Elmer Borup was born on 8 July 1893, in Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, United States, his father, Jens Borup, was 27 and his mother, Katherine Borup, was 30. He married Abbie Marie Weston on 23 June 1925, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 31 May 1961, at the age of 67, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Elmer Borup
Abbie Marie Weston
Marriage: 23 June 1925
Betty Borup
Lyle Borup

Spouse and Children

23 June 1925
Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States



    Lyle Borup


Parents and Siblings

    Jens Borup


    Katherine Borup




    Anna P Borup


    Christansa Borup


    Simonine Peter Mortinie Borup


    Ida Sophia Borup



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 5

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

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

Danish: habitational name from any of various places called Borup. The place name is derived from a Danish word meaning ‘rim’, ‘edge’ or from the personal name Bowi + Old Norse þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Albert Borup in household of Jens Borup, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Borup in household of Gene Borup, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert E Borup, "United States Census, 1930"

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