Nancy H. Lapham

Female1859–8 January 1935

Brief Life History of Nancy H.

When Nancy H. Lapham was born in 1859, in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James T. Lapham, was 25 and her mother, Chloe H. Fuller, was 25. She married Nathaniel Crocker on 1 January 1877, in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 8 January 1935, in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Beechwood Cemetery, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Nathaniel Crocker
Nancy H. Lapham
Marriage: 1 January 1877
Henry Arthur Crocker
Margerilla Lapham Crocker

Sources (14)

  • Nancy Lapham in household of James T Lapham, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Nancy H Crocker in household of Head Nathanel Crocker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy H Lapham, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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  • Marriage
    1 January 1877Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 4

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 22

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a habitational name from Lopham, a place in Norfolk, so named from an Old English personal name Loppa + hām ‘village, homestead’.

    Americanized form of French Lapalme .

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

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