Wallace Walter Topp

1909–1991 (Age 82)
McHenry, Foster, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Wallace Walter

When Wallace Walter Topp was born on 6 January 1909, in McHenry, Foster, North Dakota, United States, his father, Frederick Topp, was 29 and his mother, Carolyn Amelia Eller, was 28. He married Esther L Herrington after 1938, in North Dakota, United States. He lived in Eddy, North Dakota, United States in 1935 and Larrabee Township, Foster, North Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 17 May 1991, in Foster, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grace City, Foster, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Walter Topp
Esther L Herrington
Marriage: after 1938

Spouse & Children

after 1938
North Dakota, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1879–1952Male

  • Carolyn Amelia Eller




  • Reuben J. Topp


  • Clarence J Topp


  • Raymond Topp


  • Male1906–1985Male

  • Male1907–1985Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English byname Topp meaning ‘tuft’, ‘crest’, or the cognate Old Norse Toppr.2 German: from Low German topp ‘point’, ‘tree top’, hence a topographic name; or alternatively a metonymic occupational name or nickname from the same word in the sense ‘braid’.3 German: variant of Dopp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wallace Topp in household of Fred Topp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walus Topp in household of Fred Topp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wallace Topp, "United States Census, 1940"

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