Ralph Kurtz Hoopingarner

27 July 1892–11 June 1969 (Age 76)
Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ralph Kurtz

When Ralph Kurtz Hoopingarner was born on 27 July 1892, in Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, Elias D. Hoopingarner, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Jane Kurtz, was 44. He married Hazel I. in 1934, in Brooke, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Bethlehem Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 11 June 1969, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Ralph Kurtz Hoopingarner
Hazel I.
Marriage: 1934

Spouse and Children

Brooke, West Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Elias D. Hoopingarner


    Sarah Jane Kurtz




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: Americanized form of Hoppe(n)gartner, a topographic or occupational name referring to an enclosed plot where hops were grown.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Hoopingarner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph K Hoofengarner in household of Elias Hoofengarner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ralph Hoopengartner in household of Sarah Hoopengartner, "United States Census, 1920"

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