George Wellington LaPine

Male15 May 1870–21 October 1952

Brief Life History 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 35 and his mother, Ermine Archambeau, was 28. 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 2 daughters. 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
1870–1952
Katherine Susan Taylor
1880–1965
Marriage: 26 December 1898
Clifford George LaPine
1899–1947
Marie Ann Lapine
1903–1990
Lenore K Lapine
1907–1993

Sources (17)

  • George W Lapine, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George Lapine, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • George Wellington LaPine, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1898Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (11)

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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

    Americanized form of French Lepine .

    Americanized form of Jewish Lapin and perhaps also of Polish Łapin.

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

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