Corp William A DeLap

Male1840–13 September 1864

Brief Life History of William A

When Corp William A DeLap was born in 1840, in Indiana, United States, his father, Robert DeLap, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Betsey Kinney, was 39. He died on 13 September 1864, in Brashear, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, St. Bernard, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert DeLap
Elizabeth Betsey Kinney
Laura Delap
Hannah DeLap
Elioha DeLap
Isaac Ambrose DeLapp
Sarah Ann Delap
John William Delap
Rev William Fletcher Delap
Emeline DeLap
Enoch George DeLap
Corp William A DeLap
Elioha Delapp
Lucy DeLAP Mason

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  • William A Delap, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (12)

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World Events (6)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.


Age 6

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

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 11

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning


variant of Dunlop .

shortened Anglicized form of Ó Lapáin ‘descendant of Lapán’, see Lappin .

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

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