Lizzie (Jonas) Raper

Louise J. Jonas was born March 29, 1883, daughter of Fred and Minnie (Sporleder) Jonas. Louise was known by the name Lizzie.

In 1910 Lizzie is listed as living with her parents in the Town of Two Creeks. She worked out doing housekeeping. By 1918 she was married to Winton Theofilous Raper and living in Chicago.

USS Preston circa 1910Winton was born 17 Feb 1884 in Arkansas. He served as a U.S. Navy fireman on the USS Preston in 1910 according to the census. (more information of the USS Preston)

The couple had no known children. They lived at 9612 S. Charles st Chicago, Illinois most if not all of their married life.

Lizzie was an officer in the Wilcox Woman’s Relief Corps in 1956.

Louise died 3 March 1973. Winton died August 1976. Their burial place is unknown at this time.

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