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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Irvin Madison Lippincott
Kathryn Opal Shrack
Marriage: 22 April 1905
Mildred F Lippincott
Marguerite Winifred Lippincott
Hazel Madeline Lippincott
Madge Eileen Lippincott
Maxine Ruby Lippincott
Marcella Nettie Lippincott
John Shrack Lippincott

Spouse and Children

22 April 1905
Delaware, Indiana, United States


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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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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