Bonnie Jean Shupe

4 April 1930–15 May 2009 (Age 79)
Tilden, Madison, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Bonnie Jean

When Bonnie Jean Shupe was born on 4 April 1930, in Tilden, Madison, Nebraska, United States, her father, Boyd Henry Shupe, was 30 and her mother, Marjorie Elnora Taylor, was 19. She married William Albert Hopkins on 8 February 1948, in Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 15 May 2009, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Creighton, Knox, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Albert Hopkins
Bonnie Jean Shupe
Marriage: 8 February 1948
Lynda Marie Hopkins

Spouse and Children

8 February 1948
Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Marjorie Elnora Taylor




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 14

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 21

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Schupp or Schuppe .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bonnie Shupe in household of Boyd Shupe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bonnie Jean Hopkins in entry for William A Or Bill Hopkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Bonnie J Shupe, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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