Walter E Topp

1907–1975 (Age 67)
Geneva, Adams, Indiana, United States

The Life of Walter E

When Walter E Topp was born on 31 December 1907, in Geneva, Adams, Indiana, United States, his father, John Peter Topp, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Sheldon, was 25. He married Eva P Bennett on 11 August 1930, in Allen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ceylon, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Jefferson Township, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 5 March 1975, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Walter E Topp
Eva P Bennett
Marriage: 11 August 1930
John D Topp

Spouse & Children

11 August 1930
Allen, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Peter Topp


  • Elizabeth Mary Sheldon




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English byname Topp meaning ‘tuft’, ‘crest’, or the cognate Old Norse Toppr.2 German: from Low German topp ‘point’, ‘tree top’, hence a topographic name; or alternatively a metonymic occupational name or nickname from the same word in the sense ‘braid’.3 German: variant of Dopp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter E Toff in household of John P Toff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Topp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter E Topp in household of John P Topp, "United States Census, 1910"

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