Max Laurel Piper

29 August 1886–10 March 1985 (Age 98)
Blue Mound, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Max Laurel

When Max Laurel Piper was born on 29 August 1886, in Blue Mound, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, William Thomas Piper, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Jane Davidson, was 27. He married Nellie V Johnson on 29 June 1910, in Audrain, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Tallulah, Madison, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Civil District 2, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 10 March 1985, in West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Max Laurel Piper
Nellie V Johnson
Marriage: 29 June 1910
Max Laurel Piper
Elizabeth Piper
Cecil Johnson Piper
Mildred Eleanor Piper
Charles Piper
Virginia Piper
Donald Piper

Spouse and Children

29 June 1910
Audrain, Missouri, United States


    Max Laurel Piper


    Elizabeth Piper


    Cecil Johnson Piper


    Mildred Eleanor Piper


    Charles Piper


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings





    Rex Piper


    Bruce B Piper


    Frances Caroline Piper


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern), Dutch, and North German: occupational name for a player on the pipes, Middle English pipere, Middle Dutch pi(j)per, Middle Low German piper.2 Translation of German Pfeiffer , or of the French secondary surname Lefifre.

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

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Sources (3)

  • M L Piper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Max L Piper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Max L Piper, "United States Census, 1940"

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