Olive Faye Lotspeich

Female15 December 1898–26 September 1991

Brief Life History of Olive Faye

When Olive Faye Lotspeich was born on 15 December 1898, in Bingham, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States, her father, Albert Marion Lotspeich, was 37 and her mother, Rhoda Elizabeth Vannest, was 18. She married James Franklin Shipman on 12 November 1913, in Christian, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Penn Township, Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 26 September 1991, in Bassett, Rock, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Shipman
Olive Faye Lotspeich
Marriage: 12 November 1913
Donald Max Shipman
Floyd Delbert Shipman
Betty Irene Shipman
Matilla Jane Shipman

Sources (35)

  • Olive F Lopspeich in household of A M Lopopeich, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fay Lotspeich, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Faye Shipman, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1913Christian, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

    Age 2

    A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 25

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    German: probably a nickname for a wheelwright who was negligent in making spokes, derived from Middle High German loter ‘loose’ + speich ‘spoke (of a wheel)’.

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

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