Burt Eugene Hoopes

17 March 1894–30 July 1954 (Age 60)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Burt Eugene

When Burt Eugene Hoopes was born on 17 March 1894, in Illinois, United States, his father, Leonard Altemus Hoopes, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Travis Sargent, was 34. He married Pauline Fenzel on 1 July 1913, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 30 July 1954, in Inyo, California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Bishop, Inyo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Burt Eugene Hoopes
Helen C Hoover
Marriage: 5 May 1925
Edna E Hoopes

Spouse and Children

5 May 1925
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


    Edna E Hoopes


Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Altemus Hoopes


    Sarah Travis Sargent




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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 12

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Hoop 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bert Hoopes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bert E Hoopes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Burt Hoopes in household of Leonard Hoopes, "United States Census, 1910"

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