Ethel Irene Capers

25 December 1926–27 June 1996 (Age 69)
Comanche, Texas, United States

The Life of Ethel Irene

When Ethel Irene Capers was born on 25 December 1926, in Comanche, Texas, United States, her father, Lonnie Edward Capers, was 23 and her mother, Lillian Irene Moore, was 21. She lived in Eastland, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 5, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 27 June 1996, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Gorman Cemetery, Gorman, Eastland, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 3

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 19

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a cope or cape maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English cape.2 Dutch: from an agent derivative of kap ‘hood’, ‘cap’, hence an occupational name for a maker of such head gear, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore a hood.

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

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  • Ethel I Capers in household of Lonnie E Capers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Irene Capers, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Ethel Irene Capers, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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