Lauraette Rappleye

23 March 1840–12 December 1916 (Age 76)
Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lauraette

When Lauraette Rappleye was born on 23 March 1840, in Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Tunis Rappleye, was 33 and her mother, Louisa Elizabeth CUTLER, was 23. She married George Staples on 22 February 1854, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Central Valley, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880 and Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 12 December 1916, in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Staples
1834–1890
Lauraette Rappleye
1840–1916
Marriage: 22 February 1854
George Ammon Staples
1856–1940
Sarah Louisa Staples
1858–1926
James Tunis Staples
1860–1930
Laurette Jane Staples
1862–1943
Joseph Levi Staples
1864–1942
William Henry Staples
1866–1952
Clarissa Samantha Staples
1869–1944
Mary Sophia Staples
1872–1947
Ammon Franklin Staples
1874–1950
Alveretta Augusta Staples
1876–1954
Rachel Alice Dora Staples
1879–1937
Moroni Andrew Alexander Staples
1881–1951
Eliza Roxa Staples
1884–1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 February 1854Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1863
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Rapalje and Rapelje , Dutch-influenced surnames of Walloon and northern French origin. Compare Rapley 2, Rappley , and Rappleyea .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rappley
    Rapley
    Rapalje
    Rappleyea

    Story Highlight

    AN ENGLISH BOY IN A STRANGE NEW LAND

    “But James, how can we send George, our 14-year-old boy, to a strange country to fend for himself, with no close friends or relatives to guide him? We just can’t do it.” “I know how it makes you fee …

    Sources (86)

    • Laurette Staples in household of Niels C Poulsen, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Lousetta Staples, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Laura Staples in household of Geo Staples, "United States Census, 1860"

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