Milton E Hopper

12 May 1897–9 December 1971 (Age 74)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Milton E

When Milton E Hopper was born on 12 May 1897, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Edward John Hopper, was 37 and his mother, Ruth Ann Coates, was 30. He lived in McHenry Township, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1900 and McHenry, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 9 December 1971, in Woodstock, McHenry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Edward John Hopper
Ruth Ann Coates
Clara E Hopper
Grace Etta Hopper
Clarence E. Hopper
Dorothy Ruth Hopper
Milton E Hopper
Elmer Trenton Hopper
Russell Roy Hopper
Floyd B. Hopper
Lyle E. Hopper

Parents and Siblings

    Edward John Hopper


    Ruth Ann Coates




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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.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 3

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a professional tumbler or acrobat, or a nickname for a restless individual with plenty of energy, Middle English hoppere, an agent derivative of Old English hoppian ‘to hop’.2 German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German hoppen ‘to limp or stumble’.3 Dutch: occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppe ‘hop(s)’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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Sources (2)

  • E Milton Hopper in household of J Edward Hopper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Milton E Hopper in household of Edward J Hopper, "United States Census, 1900"

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