Kathryn Opal Shrack

18 September 1895–18 September 1985 (Age 90)
Delaware, Indiana, United States

The Life of Kathryn Opal

When Kathryn Opal Shrack was born on 18 September 1895, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, her father, Daniel Clark Shrack, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Helen Wasson, was 36. She married Irvin Madison Lippincott on 22 April 1905, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Granville, Niles Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 September 1985, in Butler, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irvin Madison Lippincott
1881–1940
Kathryn Opal Shrack
1895–1985
Marriage: 22 April 1905
Mildred F Lippincott
1907–1909
Marguerite Winifred Lippincott
1910–1973
Hazel Madeline Lippincott
1912–1996
Madge Eileen Lippincott
1916–2000
Maxine Ruby Lippincott
1919–1997
Marcella Nettie Lippincott
1922–2015
John Shrack Lippincott
1925–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 April 1905
Delaware, Indiana, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of German Schrag .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katie O Shrach in household of Daniel C Shrach, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Katherine Lippencott in household of Ervin Lippencott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kate O Lippincott in household of Irwin M Lippincott, "United States Census, 1920"

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