Olive Blanche Casper

4 September 1886–2 August 1962 (Age 75)
Putman Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Olive Blanche

When Olive Blanche Casper was born on 4 September 1886, in Putman Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, her father, Wilbur Casper, was 31 and her mother, Mary Alice Abbie WHITE, was 27. She married John Franklin Taylor on 27 August 1908, in Havana, Mason, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Smithfield, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 2 August 1962, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cuba, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Taylor
1881–1940
Olive Blanche Casper
1886–1962
Marriage: 27 August 1908
Wanda Irene Steele
1926–2021

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal
Age 6
The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 20
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

German and Slavic: from the personal name Casper or Kaspar, which was especially popular in central Europe up to the 18th century. Originally from Persian kaehbaed, khazana-dar, or ganjvaer, all meaning ‘treasure bearer’, it was ascribed by popular tradition in Europe to one of the three Magi. Their supposed remains were taken to Cologne from Constantinople in the 12th century. See also Baltazar and Melchior .

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

Possible Related Names

Baltazar
Melchior
Caspary
Caspers
Caspersen
Copus
Cosper
Gaspar
Gaspari
Gasparovic
Gasparro
Gasper
Gasperson
Kasperski
Speroni

Sources (3)

  • Olive B Casper in household of James Sennett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Olive B Casper, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ollie Casper Taylor in entry for John Franklin Taylor, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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