Robert Henry La Place

20 December 1819–after 1870 (Age 50)
Brockway, Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry La Place was born on 20 December 1819, in Brockway, Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Francis LaPlace, was 29 and his mother, Abigail M. Wood, was 28. He married Nancy Elizabeth Lay on 28 March 1847, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died after 1870, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry La Place
1819–1870
Nancy Elizabeth Lay
1825–1910
Marriage: 28 March 1847
Robert La Place
1848–1848
Georgia A. Laplace
1853–1870
Georganna M. LaPlace
1850–
Georgianna M. La Place
1853–1897
Henry Clarence LaPlace
1857–1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1847
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
children

(5)

    Male1848–1848Male

    Georganna M. LaPlace

    Female1850–Female

    Georgianna M. La Place

    Female1853–1897Female

    Georgia A. Laplace

    Female1853–1870Female

    Male1857–1915Male

Parents and Siblings

    Francis LaPlace

    Male1790–1863Male

    Abigail M. Wood

    Female1791–1871Female

siblings

(7)

    Jonathan Loring La Place

    Male1812–1889Male

    John Franklin Laplace

    Male1813–1912Male

    Timothy Augustus Laplace

    Male1816–1895Male

    Male1819–1870Male

    Elizabeth C. Laplace

    Female1825–1900Female

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 10

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Vietnamese (La and Lã): two Vietnamese names, both unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Saploss, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry R Laplace in household of Geogie M Stirliny, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry in entry for Henry C. Laplace and Wilhelmina B. Anderson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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