Rosannah Tapper

1693–1735 (Age 42)
Princess Anne, Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Rosannah

Rosannah Tapper was born in 1693, in Princess Anne, Somerset, Maryland, United States. She married John Tilghman on 22 April 1716, in Somerset, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1735, in Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America, at the age of 42.

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John Tilghman
Rosannah Tapper
Marriage: 22 April 1716
Benjamin Tillman
Lucretia Manex Tilghman
John Paul Tillman

Spouse and Children

22 April 1716
Somerset, Maryland, United States


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Age 40

Historical Boundaries - 1733: Somerset, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Somerset, Maryland, United States

Name Meaning

1 English and German: occupational name for a wine merchant or tavernkeeper, Middle English tapper (an agent derivative of tappen ‘to draw off’), Low German tappe ‘tap’.2 North German: nickname from Middle Low German tapper ‘capable’, ‘eager’, ‘courageous’.3 Swedish: soldier's name from tapper ‘brave’.

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

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