George Wellington LaPine

15 May 1870–21 October 1952 (Age 82)
Mackinac Island, Mackinac, Michigan, United States

The Life of George Wellington

When George Wellington LaPine was born on 15 May 1870, in Mackinac Island, Mackinac, Michigan, United States, his father, Victor LaPine, was 34 and his mother, Emelia Archambeau, was 30. He married Katherine Susan Taylor on 26 December 1898, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Mackinac Island, Mackinac Island, Mackinac, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 21 October 1952, in Mackinac Island, Mackinac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint Anns Cemetery, Mackinac Island, Mackinac, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wellington LaPine
Katherine Susan Taylor
Marriage: 26 December 1898
Clifford George LaPine
Marie Ann Lapine
Marie Marguriet LaPine
Lenore K Lapine

Spouse and Children

26 December 1898
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Victor LaPine


    Emelia Archambeau




    Louise Elizabeth LaPine


    Marie Josephine LaPine


    Charles Victor Joseph LaPine


    Frank LaPine


    John LaPine


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Jewish or Polish Lapin .2 New England form of French Lepin, with pin translated as ‘pine’ and the feminine article la replacing the masculine form.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Lapine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geo Lapine, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Lapine, "United States Census, 1910"

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