Robert Draper

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Draper was born on 7 August 1881, in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Draper, was 30 and his mother, Maria Nilsson, was 19. He married Sylvia Elizabeth Hulse on 26 June 1907, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1935 and Smithfield Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 10 November 1969, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Robert Draper
Sylvia Elizabeth Hulse
Marriage: 26 June 1907
Robert Edmund Draper
Winona Draper
Leon H. Draper
Charles H. Draper
Donna Draper
Leroy Hulse Draper
Terrance H Draper
Wilma Draper
Carroll Draper

Sources (51)

  • Robert Draper, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Draper - Memory of Someone: birth: 17 August 1881; Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Robert Draper, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


Historical Boundaries: 1894: Carbon, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Carbon, Utah, United States


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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, from Anglo-Norman draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

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Joseph Draper, Talmage Pioneer, Dead

From Duchesne County Newspapers, dated 7 Jan 1927. Joseph Draper, Talmage Pioneer, Dead (Special Talmage Correspondence.) Joseph Draper, a pioneer of this section, passed away at 2:00 AM on New Year’ …

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