William Huppers

William Huppers

Birth
Death 18 Apr 1908 (aged 67)
Burial Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois, USA
Plot section 111, block 6
Memorial ID 87512200 · View Source
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Illinois: History of Cass County, Illinois, ed. William
Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co. Historical Publishers,
Chicago, 1882. Cass County.

WILLIAM HUPPERS, merchant tailor and clothier, Beardstown;
was born in Prussia, Oct. 1, 1840, and at the age of
thirteen years began learning the tailor's trade in his
native land, at which he served two years, and then worked
in Belgium and Paris for several years. March 17, 1863, he
arrived in New York city, and went from there to Columbus,
Ohio, but in June he came to Beardstown, and worked at his
trade till 1869, when he started for himself, shortly
afterward taking in as partner Philip Miller, and so
continued until Feb. 1, 1881, Mr. Miller retiring at that
time; since then Mr. Huppers has conducted the business by
himself, at the corner of Main and State streets, where he
keeps a full line of merchant tailoring goods, employing
six or seven hands. He was married in 1865, to Miss Minnie
Henkel, of Arenzville.


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  • Created by: Lynn Carroll
  • Added: 28 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87512200
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Huppers (1 Oct 1840–18 Apr 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87512200, citing Beardstown City Cemetery, Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lynn Carroll (contributor 47749910) .