Curtis Poapst
(1843-1885)
Helen Lind Studley
(1850-1921)
Peter Rawn
Mary A. Christianson
Harry Elsworth Poapst
(1878-1950)
Cecilia J. Rawn
(Abt 1889-1927)

Gordon Curtis Poapst
(1908-1966)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Atoka Binyon

Gordon Curtis Poapst 2

  • Born: 30 Jun 1908, Anaheim, Orange, California, United States 3
  • Marriage (1): Atoka Binyon on 12 Oct 1935 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States 1
  • Died: 8 Jun 1966, Los Angeles, California, United States at age 57 4
  • Buried: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States 5

  Noted events in his life were:

Census: U.S, 1930, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. 6 Gordon Poapst, Male, 21, Single, White. Father born California. Mother born Denmark. In the same household, Charles King, age 19. They may have been college roommates.

Occupation: oil worker, 1935, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Occupation: salesman in retail grocery, 1940. Most likely worked in his father's store.


Gordon married Atoka Binyon, daughter of George Binyon and Abie Williford, on 12 Oct 1935 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.1 (Atoka Binyon was born <1907> in Lindsey, Oklahoma, United States.)


  Marriage Notes:

Ceremony performed by Ewing S. Hudson, pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church of Long Beach, witnessed by his father, Harry E. Poapst, of Long Beach and Max. E. Holly of Long Beach.

Sources


1 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8J2-FLM : accessed 28 May 2016), Cecelia Raven in entry for Gordon Curtis Poapst and Atoka Lee Ward, 12 Oct 1935; citing Los Angeles, C.

2 Benson, Rosemary, Our Combined Families (Online family tree hosted by Ancestry.com.), http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2591631&id=I569244507.

3 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "California Birth Index, 1905-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGN7-DSQ : accessed 21 January 2016), Gordon C Poapst, 30 Jun 1908; citing Orange, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statist.

4 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP6L-8NS : accessed 21 January 2016), Gordon C Poapst, 08 Jun 1966; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

5 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial # 77148533.

6 http://www.familysearch.org, https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/1BFJ-1XL/p_10439234713.


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