Anna Catharina Elisabeth Lapp

Femaleabout 1789–

Brief Life History of Anna Catharina Elisabeth

When Anna Catharina Elisabeth Lapp was born about 1789, in Mecklar, Hersfeld, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, her father, John Lapp, was 34 and her mother, Anna Maria Seipel, was 25. She married Johann Henrich Siering about 1818, in Braach, Rotenburg, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Johann Henrich Siering
Anna Catharina Elisabeth Lapp
about 1789–
Marriage: about 1818
George Siering

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  • Marriage
    about 1818Braach, Rotenburg, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (5)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 24

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


    Age 25

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 63

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    German, English, and Dutch: from Middle High German and Middle English lappe, Middle Dutch lap ‘cloth, patch, rag’, a metonymic occupational name for a mender of clothes or shoes, or a nickname given to someone who wore ragged clothes or garments with loose folds, flaps, or hanging sleeves, or who had fleshy folds of skin on his face, neck, or body.

    German: nickname for a simple-minded person, from Middle Low German lappe ‘fool’. This surname (in any of the two possible senses; see also 1 above) is also found in France (mainly Alsace, also Lorraine).

    English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French lappe ‘burdock’, perhaps for someone with a prickly character.

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

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