David Lapham

1753–1830 (Age 76)
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of David

When David Lapham was born on 28 December 1753, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Joshua Lapham, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Sherman, was 26. He married Judith Smith about 1776, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 January 1830, in Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Lapham
1753–1830
Judith Smith
1757–1846
Marriage: about 1776
Isaac Lapham
1777–1850
Joshua Lapham
1778–1848
Abraham Lapham
1781–1794
Rebecca Lapham
1783–1796
William Lapham
1786–1859
Elizabeth Lapham
1788–1868
John Lapham
1793–1855
David Lapham
1795–1873
Hannah Lapham
1799–1884

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1776
Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 23

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 41

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in Somerset or Wiltshire, where the surname is clustered, but perhaps a variant of Lopham, a habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so named from an Old English personal name Loppa + hām ‘homestead’.

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

Sources (3)

  • David Lafham in entry for Eliza Briggs, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • David Lapham in entry for David Lapham, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • David Lapham in entry for Eliza Briggs, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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