Virginia Hoppe

1924–1970 (Age 46)
Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Hoppe was born on 21 December 1924, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States, her father, Florian Hoppe, was 30 and her mother, Josephine Antkowiak, was 22. She lived in Maple Ridge Township, Alpena, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Cathro, Alpena, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 11 December 1970, at the age of 45.

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Florian Hoppe
Josephine Antkowiak
Eugene Hoppe
Geneieve Hoppe
Virginia Hoppe

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 13

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: variant of Hopp .2 South German: nickname from dialect hoppen ‘to hop’ (a variant of standard German hüpfen). This name is widespread throughout central Europe.3 Danish: from North German Hopp ( see Hopf ), or the Danish byname Hoppe ‘horse’, ‘mare’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Virginia Hoppe in household of Florin Hoppe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia Hoppe in household of Florian Hoppe, "United States Census, 1930"

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