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John Henry Tappen

John Henry Tappen

Male 1872 - 1948  (76 years)

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  • Name John Henry Tappen  [1
    Born 25 Jan 1872  Solomon Township, Cloud County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1948  Solomon Township, Cloud County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Delphos Republican
      January 6, 1949

      John Henry Tappen, the son of Mr. John Matthew Tappen and Eleanor Baker Tappen, was born in the state of Kansas, Cloud County on the 25t day of January, 1872 on the farm known as the Allen place.

      On March 23, 1911, he was married to Miss Effie Webster. There were two children born to this union, Anna Mae Tappen Faubion and Robert Matthew Tappen.

      He has been a member of the Masonic Lodge for 25 years at Delphos, Kansas. He has lived on his father's old homestead most of his life where he has made a host of friends and lived a very happy and normal healthy life.

      He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He passed away at his home very sudden at 2:00 o'clock Friday morning, December 24, 1948 at the age of 76 years, 10 months and 29 days. He leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife, his son of the home, his daughter and husband of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and a host of friends and neighbors. He was the last member of the Tappen family.

      The service was held in the Presbyterian Church with Rev. G.G. Walter officiating and Rev. W. Clyde Wolfe assisting. Mrs. Frank White Jr. sang two hymns with Miss Shirley Allison accompanying on the piano. The Masons conducted the ceremony at the cemetery.
    Buried Delphos Cemetery, Delphos, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I410  tree1
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2018 

    Father John Matthew Tappen,   b. 7 May 1827, Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1910, Delphos, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Baker,   b. 16 Jul 1830,   d. 15 Jul 1904, Delphos, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1859  Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Effie Julie Ann Webster,   b. 16 Nov 1882,   d. 7 Oct 1953  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Anna Mae Smith-Tappen,   b. 5 Sep 1903, Delphos, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1965, Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Robert Matthew Tappen,   b. 28 Jun 1911,   d. 5 Sep 1981, VA Hospital, Topeka, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Tappen, John Henry 1872 - 1948
    Tappen, John Henry 1872 - 1948
    John Henry Tappen 1872 - 1948

    Headstones
    Tappen, John Henry 1872 - 1948
    Tappen, John Henry 1872 - 1948
    John Henry Tappen 1872 - 1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Tappen Family Bible, John Teunis Tappen 1790 - 1840.

    2. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      MEMORIAL ID 65419690