Joseph Schopen

1913–1 December 1995 (Age 82)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Schopen was born in 1913, in Illinois, United States, his father, Nicholas Schopen, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Vogel, was 36. He lived in Jefferson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 1 December 1995, in Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Jefferson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Joseph Schopen
Albertina Schiferl

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    Catherine Vogel





    Rose M. Schopen


    Martin Schopen



    Veronica Schopen


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 0

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 German (Schön): nickname for a handsome or pleasant man, from Middle High German schoene ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’; ‘refined’, ‘friendly’, ‘nice’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the same vocabulary word as in 1, in any of its senses.3 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker, from schoen ‘shoe’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe Schopen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph N Or Joe Schopen in entry for Albertina R Or Tina Schopen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Joseph N Or Joe Schopen in entry for Albertina R Or Tina Schopen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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