Mary Slapp

22 October 1740–22 November 1741 (Age 1)
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Slapp was born on 22 October 1740, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Maj John Slapp, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Bosworth, was 21. She died on 22 November 1741, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Maj John Slapp
1715–1790
Elizabeth Bosworth
1719–1799
Elizabeth Slapp
1740–1824
Mary Slapp
1740–1741
Slapp
1742–1742
John Slapp
1744–
Mary Slapp
1746–1791
Hannah Slapp
1748–1792
Simon Peter Slapp
1750–1843
Mehitable Slapp
1752–
Freegrace Slapp
1756–
Edward Slapp
1758–

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Name Meaning

1 South German and Swiss German: unexplained; perhaps a shortened form of Plappert, Blappert, Blapphart, from Middle High German blaphart, the name of a silver coin worth one-twentieth of a gulden.2 South German or Swiss German: from an onomatopoeic word referring to a clapping noise, hence a nickname for a blabbermouth.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Slapp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Slapp, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Mary Slapp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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