Missouri Laurisa Poppell

7 July 1859–19 July 1937 (Age 78)
Gadsden, Florida, United States

The Life of Missouri Laurisa

When Missouri Laurisa Poppell was born on 7 July 1859, in Gadsden, Florida, United States, her father, Bennett Whidden Poppell, was 24 and her mother, Amarintha L. Robinson, was 29. She married James M. Strickland on 22 January 1874, in Gadsden, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in District 753, Thomas, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Midway, Gadsden, Florida, United States in 1910. She died on 19 July 1937, in Indian River, Florida, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Havana, Gadsden, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

James M. Strickland
1854–1930
Missouri Laurisa Poppell
1859–1937
Marriage: 22 January 1874
James Bennett Strickland
1875–1949
Ward Lafeitt Strickland
1877–1947
Maggie Strickland
1880–1943
Henry Albert Strickland
1882–1956
Emma Retta "Bettie" Strickland
1884–1957
Ida Mae Strickland
1886–1939
James Warren Strickland
1888–1967
William Oliver Strickland
1890–
Pearl M. Strickland
1892–
Missouri Zunie Strickland
1894–1980
May Lila Strickland
1901–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 January 1874
Gadsden, Florida, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 2

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1873

Age 14

Historical Boundaries: 1873: Gadsden, Florida, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of South German Poppel, from a pet form of Popp .2 habitational name from any of several places called Pöppeln in Thuringia, Pomerania, East Prussia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Missouri Strickland in household of Jas M Strickland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Strickland in household of James Strickland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura Poper in entry for Lula Strickland, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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