Appolonia A. Koppes

23 February 1904–4 February 1982 (Age 77)
Otter Creek, Jackson, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Appolonia A.

When Appolonia A. Koppes was born on 23 February 1904, in Otter Creek, Jackson, Iowa, United States, her father, Nicholas M. Koppes, was 51 and her mother, Margaret Marx, was 39. She married Michael J Kaiser on 27 February 1927, in La Motte, Jackson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Prairie Springs Township, Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1920 and La Motte, Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 4 February 1982, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Holy Rosary Cemetery, La Motte, Jackson, Iowa, United States.

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Michael J Kaiser
Appolonia A. Koppes
Marriage: 27 February 1927
Gerald Kaiser

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  • Marriage
    27 February 1927La Motte, Jackson, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 9
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world
    Age 22
    Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: patronymic from a shortened form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob ). Compare Coppes .

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Loney Koppes in household of Nick M Koppes, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Appolonia Kaiser in household of Michael J Kaiser, "United States Census, 1940"

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