Thomas Jaap

Male4 May 1788–23 April 1862

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Jaap was born on 4 May 1788, in Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland, his father, Walter Jape, was 27 and his mother, Margret Agnes Gardner, was 29. He married Isabella Menzies on 17 March 1809, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 23 April 1862, in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jaap
Isabella Menzies
Marriage: 17 March 1809
Walter Jaap
George Jaap
Margaret Jope
John Jaap
about 1836–1882
John Jaap
Thomas Jape
Jean Jape
William Jaap
Alexander Jape
Robert Jape

Sources (18)

  • Thomas Jope, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Jape, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Thomas Jape, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1809Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (7)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

    Age 14

    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 23

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.


    Age 27

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: see Japp .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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