Christina Tupy

1899–1990 (Age 91)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Christina

When Christina Tupy was born in 1899, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Joseph R. Tupy, was 26 and her mother, Frances Tepley, was 23. She married John Kuzzelka on 2 September 1919, in Rice, Minnesota, United States. She lived in Lanesburgh Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1990, at the age of 91, and was buried in New Prague, Scott, Minnesota, United States.

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Christina Tupy
John Kuzzelka
Marriage: 2 September 1919

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2 September 1919
Rice, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Tupý): unflattering nickname for a dull, insensitive, or apathetic person, from Czech tupý ‘thick’, ‘blunt’, ‘dull’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Christina Tupy in household of Joseph Tupy Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christina Tupy in household of Joseph R Tupy, "United States Census, 1900"

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