Dorothy LaVerne Popp

15 March 1922–March 2007 (Age 84)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Dorothy LaVerne

When Dorothy LaVerne Popp was born on 15 March 1922, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Granville Popp, was 25 and her mother, Edna Mae Koch, was 1733. She died in March 2007, in her hometown, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Milton Nuss
1916–2003
Dorothy LaVerne Popp
1922–2007

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1897–1963Male

    Edna Mae Koch

    Female0189–Female

siblings

(4)

    William Eisenmenger

    Male1919–Male

    Walter J Eisenmenger

    Unknown1919–

    Walter J Eisenmenger

    Unknown1919–

    Female1922–2007Female

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 4

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 23

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name Poppo, Boppo, of uncertain origin and meaning, perhaps originally a nursery word or a short form of for example Bodobert, a Germanic personal name meaning ‘famous leader’. It was a hereditary personal name among the counts of Henneberg and Babenberg in East Franconia between the 9th and 14th centuries.2 English: from a Middle English continuation of an Old English personal name, Poppa, known only from occurrences in place names.

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

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