Nicholas Lape Sr.

4 March 1783–4 March 1835 (Age 52)
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Nicholas

When Nicholas Lape Sr. was born on 4 March 1783, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States, his father, Johannes Lapp, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Conrad, was 29. He married Anna Maria Polly Longbrake on 6 December 1808, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 4 March 1835, in Clearcreek Township, Fairfield, Ohio, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Fairfield, Ohio, United States.

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Nicholas Lape Sr.
Anna Maria Polly Longbrake
Marriage: 6 December 1808
John Lape
Nicholas J Lape Jr.
Nellie Lape
Daniel Lape
Margaret Lape
Elias Lape
Zachariah Lape
George Lape
Maxsil Longbreak Lape
Catharine Lape
Emiline Lape
Henry Lape
William Lape
Isaac Lape

Spouse and Children

6 December 1808
Fairfield, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 4

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 17

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 German: Americanized spelling of Laib .2 German: Americanized spelling of Lapp .3 Perhaps a variant of Polish Łapa ( see Lapa ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nicholas Lape, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Nicholas Lape in entry for Nicholas Lape and Jane Briggs, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Nicholas Lape, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994"

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