Burton Samuel Rupp

11 April 1868–16 February 1953 (Age 84)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Burton Samuel

When Burton Samuel Rupp was born on 11 April 1868, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Mahlon Rupp, was 29 and his mother, Cornelia Adelaide Miner, was 25. He married Matilda West on 21 March 1885, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1898. He died on 16 February 1953, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Burton Samuel Rupp
Matilda West
Marriage: 21 March 1885
Burton West Rupp
Florance May Rupp
Jesse Mahlon Rupp
Hattie Isabella Rupp
Levera Adelaide Rupp
Matilda Ruth Rupp
Alma Minor Rupp
Alice Lavaun Rupp
Maria Ursula Rupp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1885Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1876 · St. George Tabernacle
    Age 8
    In 1876, the St. George Tabernacle was built. It was originally used for hosting church services and court hearings. Now it is used mainly for public events.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 28
    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

    German: from a short form of Rupprecht . Compare Roop , Roup , Roupe , and Rupe .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Transcription of "A Missionary Blessing" given to Burton Samuel Rupp by Apostle George Teasdale om 21 October 1896 in the Historian's Office.

    A Missionary Blessing Pronounced upon the head of Elder Burton Samuel Rupp, in the Historian's Office, Salt Lake City, Oct. 21, 1896, by Apostle George Teasdale. Brother Burton Samuel Rupp, having aut …

    Sources (51)

    • Burton Ruff in entry for Ruff, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Burton S Rupp, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Burton Samuel in entry for Burton Lester Rupp and Mary McAllister Williams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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