William Draper

6 September 1774–24 December 1854 (Age 80)
Wyoming, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of William

When William Draper was born on 6 September 1774, in Wyoming, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Draper II, was 34 and his mother, Lydia Rogers, was 23. He married Lydia Lathrop on 24 December 1794, in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 December 1854, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Draper
1774–1854
Lydia Lathrop
1775–1846
Marriage: 24 December 1794
Charles Thomas Draper
1795–1870
Phebe Draper
1797–1879
Lucretia Mae Draper
1802–1887
Fanny Adelia Draper
1804–1865
William Draper
1807–1886
Lydia Draper
1809–1893
Zemira Draper
1812–1876
Marvin C. Draper
1814–1815
Carson Draper
1815–
Alfred Rogers Draper
1815–1845
Polly or Molly Draper
1820–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1794Rome, Oneida, New York, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 2
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 2
    New York is the 11th state.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 23
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, from Anglo-Norman draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Drape

    Story Highlight

    WILLIAM DRAPER, SR. AND LYDIA LATHROP Pioneers from Canada

    William Draper Sr. was born Sept. 6, 1774, the second son of Thomas and Lydia Rogers Draper, in Susquannah Co. Pennsylvania. (Another history records William as being born on September 9, 1774 in Lit …

    Sources (47)

    • Wm Draper, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Draper in entry for Ebenezer Draper, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • William Draper, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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