Eva M. Gaylord

1853–1951 (Age 98)
Pierpont, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States

The Life of Eva M.

When Eva M. Gaylord was born on 8 March 1853, in Pierpont, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, her father, William Henry Gaylord, was 41 and her mother, Jane Follett, was 36. She married Wesley F. Lapham in 1875, in Pierpont, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Pierpont Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 9 June 1951, in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Amboy, Conneaut, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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Eva M. Gaylord
Wesley F. Lapham
Marriage: 1875
Maud Estella Lapham
Flora B Lapham
Ida Mae Lapham
Mildred Lappin
Gaylord F Lapham

Spouse & Children

  • Female1853–1951Female

  • Wesley F. Lapham


Pierpont, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


  • Maud Estella Lapham


  • Flora B Lapham


  • Ida Mae Lapham


  • Mildred Lappin


  • Male1898–1950Male

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 28

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard , associated in particular with the Huguenots.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Era M Lapham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Gaylord, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eva M Lapham, "United States Census, 1930"

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