Willis Theodore Lapp

8 June 1911–21 November 1978 (Age 67)
Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of Willis Theodore

When Willis Theodore Lapp was born on 8 June 1911, in Saskatchewan, Canada, his father, William Jeremiah Lapp, was 43 and his mother, Magdalena Smith, was 27. He lived in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. He died on 21 November 1978, in Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 67, and was buried in Langside Cemetery, Langside, Huron-Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

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William Jeremiah Lapp
Magdalena Smith
Orra Austin Lapp
Samuel Charles Lapp
Ida Mildred Lapp
Sarah Emile Lapp
Hazel Lapp
Willis Theodore Lapp
Viola Agnes Lapp
Elvina Bernice Lapp
Clark Lapp
Albert Howard Lapp
Herb Lapp

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    Samuel Charles Lapp



    Sarah Emile Lapp



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World Events (4)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 23

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 32

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 44

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle High German lap(pe) ‘cloth’, ‘patch’, ‘rag’; a metonymic occupational name for a mender of clothes or shoes, or a nickname for a simple-minded person. 2. ethnic name for a Lapp, someone from Lapland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willis Lapp in household of William J Lapp, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Willis Thedore Lapp in household of William Jerimiah Lapp, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Willis Theodore Lapp, "Find A Grave Index"

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