Margaret Elmira Sapp

Brief Life History of Margaret Elmira

When Margaret Elmira Sapp was born in January 1871, in Stagg Creek, Ashe, North Carolina, United States, her father, John David Sapp, was 25 and her mother, Zelphia Graybeal, was 22. She married James P. Farmer on 6 August 1892, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Creston, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Clifton, Ashe, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 May 1929, at the age of 58, and was buried in Forest Hill, Harford, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

James P. Farmer
1873–1968
Margaret Elmira Sapp
1871–1929
Marriage: 6 August 1892
Lelia Maye Farmer
1893–1980
Roamy Farmer
1903–
Maude Virginia Farmer
1895–1976
Blanche Farmer
1897–1988
Spencer Farmer
1901–1958
Howard Farmer
1904–1972
Russell Farmer
1907–1973
Hilton Clay Farmer
1909–1962
Doyle Everett Farmer
1911–1987
James Bruce Farmer
1916–

Sources (10)

  • Mirah Fanner in household of James P Fanner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myra Sapp, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Margaret Elmira Sapp Farmer, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1877 · Last Troops Leave

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form (Sabbe) of an ancient Germanic personal name with sacha ‘legal matter or action’ as the first element.

English: variant of Sopp with the vowel unrounded.

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fir-tree, from Middle English sap(e) ‘fir-tree’ (Old English sæppe).

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

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