Euphratus Riley "Frate" Gupton

3 May 1898–29 May 1978 (Age 80)
Neptune, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Euphratus Riley "Frate"

When Euphratus Riley "Frate" Gupton was born on 3 May 1898, in Neptune, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert Cooper Gupton, was 40 and his mother, Mary Love "Kittie" Hunter, was 32. He married Irene Hagewood on 20 June 1928, in Cheatham, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1920 and Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1920. He died on 29 May 1978, in Cheatham, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Euphratus Riley "Frate" Gupton
1898–1978
Irene Hagewood
1903–1936
Marriage: 20 June 1928
Reverend Paul Robert Gupton
1931–
Guptan
1934–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1928
Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
children

(2)

    Reverend Paul Robert Gupton

    Male1931–Male

    Guptan

    Male1934–1934Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1857–1951Male

    Mary Love "Kittie" Hunter

    Female1866–1937Female

siblings

(9)

    Florence Gupton

    Female1884–1936Female

    Mura Pearl Gupton

    Female1885–1941Female

    Male1887–1977Male

    Raymond Bertram Gupton

    Male1890–1897Male

    Female1894–1987Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Only two bearers of the surname, both female, were recorded in the 1881 British Census, and it now appears to be extinct in the British Isles. In the U.S. it is concentrated in NC, where it is common, and also in TN.

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

Sources (3)

  • Euphratus R Gupton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Euphratus R Gupton in household of Robert C Gupton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Euphatus Gupton in household of R C Gupton, "United States Census, 1900"

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