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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Euphratus Riley "Frate" Gupton
Irene Hagewood
Marriage: 20 June 1928
Reverend Paul Robert Gupton

Spouse and Children

20 June 1928
Cheatham, Tennessee, United States


    Reverend Paul Robert Gupton




Parents and Siblings


    Mary Love "Kittie" Hunter




    Florence Gupton


    Mura Pearl Gupton



    Raymond Bertram Gupton



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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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