Chester Ives Capps

30 July 1898–7 April 1983 (Age 84)
Pleasant Hill, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Chester Ives

When Chester Ives Capps was born on 30 July 1898, in Pleasant Hill, Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, Arthur Simpson Capps, was 23 and his mother, Rosa Elma Clark, was 18. He married Zelma Alice Reeves on 15 February 1920, in Pike, Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Martinsburg, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Nebo, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 7 April 1983, in Pittsfield Township, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Township, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Chester Ives Capps
Zelma Alice Reeves
Marriage: 15 February 1920
Evelyn Marie Capps

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1920Pike, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 12
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 25
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Capp with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.Americanized form of German Kapps .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Chester Capps, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Chester Capps and Zelma Reeves, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940" (1920)
    • Chester Capps in household of Arthur Capps, "United States Census, 1920"

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