Eula Evangeline Draper

12 October 1897–20 September 1985 (Age 87)
Wakefield, Clay, Kansas, United States

The Life of Eula Evangeline

When Eula Evangeline Draper was born on 12 October 1897, in Wakefield, Clay, Kansas, United States, her father, Frank Walter Draper, was 29 and her mother, Lorinda Jackson, was 34. She married John Nelson Shull Jr. on 20 January 1918, in Kansas, United States. She lived in Madison Township, Riley, Kansas, United States for about 5 years. She died on 20 September 1985, in Goldendale, Klickitat, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Centerville, Klickitat, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Nelson Shull Jr.
Eula Evangeline Draper
Marriage: 20 January 1918

Spouse and Children

20 January 1918
Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Walter Draper


    Lorinda Jackson




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 2

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eula Draper in household of H J Parrack, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Eula E Draper in household of Hiram J Parrick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eula E Shull, "Washington Death Index, 1965-2014"

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