Elizabeth Ann Skarupa

26 April 1924–1 May 2011 (Age 87)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Skarupa was born on 26 April 1924, in Illinois, United States, her father, Michael Skarupa, was 29 and her mother, Ada Beatrice Hallam, was 30. She married John Cobin on 18 December 1942, in Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States. She died on 1 May 2011, in Royalton, Franklin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Royalton, Franklin, Illinois, United States.

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John Cobin
Elizabeth Ann Skarupa
Marriage: 18 December 1942

Spouse and Children

18 December 1942
Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States

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World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 1

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from skorupa ‘shell’, hence a nickname for a secretive individual.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth A Skarupa in household of Mike Skarupa, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Skarupa in household of Mike Skarupa, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Ann Skarupa Cobin, "Find A Grave Index"

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