Rebecca Jane Tapp

22 December 1848–28 March 1877 (Age 28)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Tapp was born on 22 December 1848, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Buck Tapp, was 34 and her mother, Mary Thompson, was 30. She lived in Orange Township, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Orange, Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1860. She died on 28 March 1877, at the age of 28, and was buried in Chestnut Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery, Efland, Orange, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Buck Tapp
1814–1892
Mary Thompson
1818–1887
Catherine Ellen Tapp
1843–
Cornelia Ann Tapp
1847–1873
Rebecca Jane Tapp
1848–1877
Richard Lewis Tapp
1854–1919
Josiah Thomas Walker Tapp
1860–1933

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Catherine Ellen Tapp

    Female1843–Female

    Cornelia Ann Tapp

    Female1847–1873Female

    Female1848–1877Female

    Richard Lewis Tapp

    Male1854–1919Male

    Male1860–1933Male

World Events (7)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 5

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1860

Age 12

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old English personal name Tæppa, of uncertain origin and meaning.2 German: from a short form of the Germanic name Theudobrand, composed of the elements theodo- ‘people’ + brand ‘sword’.3 North German: nickname for a clumsy person or a simpleton, from Middle Low German tappe ‘oaf’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Tapp in household of William Tapp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca J Tapp in household of Wiliam H Tapp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca J Tapp in household of William Tapp, "United States Census, 1850"

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