Florian Hoppe

1894–1982 (Age 88)
Maple Ridge Township, Alpena, Michigan, United States

The Life of Florian

When Florian Hoppe was born on 27 April 1894, in Maple Ridge Township, Alpena, Michigan, United States, his father, Louis Hoppe, was 24 and his mother, Anna Grzenkowicz, was 22. He married Josephine Antkowiak on 19 January 1921, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Cathro, Alpena, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 7 December 1982, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Alpena, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Florian Hoppe
Josephine Antkowiak
Marriage: 19 January 1921
Eugene Hoppe
Geneieve Hoppe
Virginia Hoppe

Spouse & Children

19 January 1921
Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Louis Hoppe


  • Anna Grzenkowicz




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 9

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (3)

  • Florin Hoppe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florian Hoppe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florin Hoppe in household of Louis Hoppe, "United States Census, 1920"

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