Isaac Lapham

Brief Life History of Isaac

When Isaac Lapham was born on 23 February 1777, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Lapham, was 23 and his mother, Judith Smith, was 18. He married Mary Smith in 1799. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 April 1850, in Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Lapham
1777–1850
Mary Smith
1779–1849
Marriage: 1799
Epaphras Lapham
1803–1876
Lucinda S. Lapham
1804–1881
Elias H. Lapham
1806–1861
Anson Lapham
1807–1864
Marietta E. Lapham
1810–1864
David D. Lapham
1812–1813
Ambrose Spencer Lapham
1814–1887
Isaac S. Lapham
1818–1895
Jared Smith Lapham
1822–1893

Sources (7)

  • Isaac Lapham, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Isaac Lapham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • "Concerning John Lapham and some of his descendants" [Ancestry.com]

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1789

Historical Boundaries 1789: Ontario, New York, United States

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

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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