Edgar Lafayette Cropper

Male17 September 1875–8 October 1946

Brief Life History of Edgar Lafayette

When Edgar Lafayette Cropper was born on 17 September 1875, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Leigh Richmond Cropper, was 30 and his mother, Fanny Louisa Powell, was 30. He married Anna Luella Pulsipher on 7 August 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1880 and United States for about 21 years. He died on 8 October 1946, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Lafayette Cropper
Anna Luella Pulsipher
Marriage: 7 August 1901
Harald Leigh Cropper
Eugene Wise Cropper
Paul Pulsipher Cropper
Kenneth Fay Cropper
Carmen Cropper
Muriel Cropper

Sources (63)

  • Edgar L Cropper in entry for Paul Pulsipher Cropper, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Edgar L. Cropper, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • E S Cropper in entry for Paul A Cropper and Louise Fenn, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1901Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 1

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire): occupational name for a picker of fruit or vegetables or a reaper of cereal crops, from cropper(e) ‘one who reaps crops or trims trees’, an agent derivative of Middle English cropt(en) ‘to pick’. The word was used also to denote the polling of livestock and the name may therefore have been given to someone with this responsibility.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Anna Luella Pulsipher Cropper

    Autobiography of Anna Luella Pulsipher Cropper 27 August 1880 – 22 February 1959 I was born Aug. 27, 1880. Mother moved to Provo to educate her children. She built the Roberts Hotel, took in boa …

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