Washington Jefferson Tapp

1850–1880 (Age 30)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Washington Jefferson

When Washington Jefferson Tapp was born in 1850, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Jesse Tapp, was 28 and his mother, Susan L Springfield, was 16. He married mandy shackelford on 17 October 1875, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. He died in 1880, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 30.

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Washington Jefferson Tapp
mandy shackelford
Marriage: 17 October 1875

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17 October 1875
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

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1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 0

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 11

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 13

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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