Margaret Elizabeth Talbot

1892–1966 (Age 73)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Talbot was born on 16 September 1892, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Otho Johnson Talbot, was 43 and her mother, Mary Eliza Powell, was 39. She married Benjamin Harrison Sapp on 11 October 1911, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Augusta Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 20 January 1966, in Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Elizabeth Talbot
Benjamin Harrison Sapp
Marriage: 11 October 1911
Newell Talbot Sapp
Robert Eugene Sapp

Spouse & Children

11 October 1911
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States


  • Newell Talbot Sapp


  • Robert Eugene Sapp


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): of much disputed origin, but probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘destroy’ + bod ‘message’, ‘tidings’, i.e. ‘messenger of destruction’. In this form the name is also found in France, taken there apparently by English immigrants; the usual French form is Talbert .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Margaret Elizabeth Talbot Sapp Find A Grave Memorial# 112003219

Margaret Elizabeth Talbot Sapp Birth: Sep. 16, 1892 Hancock County Illinois, USA Death: Jan. 20, 1966 Augusta Hancock County Illinois, USA Family links: Parents: Otho Johnson Talbot (1849 - 1 …

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Sapp in household of Ben Sapp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret E Sapp in household of Benjamin H Sapp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret E Sapp in household of Benjamin H Sapp, "United States Census, 1930"

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