Elizabeth A Heap

Female10 August 1843–4 September 1898

Brief Life History of Elizabeth A

When Elizabeth A Heap was born on 10 August 1843, in Cedar Grove, Highland Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States, her father, William Heap Jr., was 29 and her mother, Margaret Beesley, was 33. She married George Washington Findlay on 16 April 1864, in Franklin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Whitewater Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Shawnee, Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1895. She died on 4 September 1898, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Findlay
Elizabeth A Heap
Marriage: 16 April 1864
Ella Louise Findlay
Sophronia E Findlay
Minnie M. Findlay
Amanda Sara Findlay
Maude Marguerite Findlay
George Rosco Findlay

Sources (33)

  • Elizabeth Heep in household of William Heep, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth A Heaps - birth-name: Elizabeth HEAP
  • Elizabeth Heap, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1864Franklin, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Kansas Territory, United State 1855: Shawnee, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Shawnee, Kansas, United States


    Age 18

    Kansas is the 34th state

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): usually a habitational name from Heap, a lost place in Bury (Lancashire), but sometimes also a topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or rock pile, from Middle English hep, heip(e) ‘heap, pile’ (Old English hēap).

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

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