Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
Certificate of Death
Place of Death:Cape Girardeau County, City of Jackson
Full Name:DANIEL LAPE
Husband of:Mrs. D. Lape
Date of Birth:Aug. 14, 1843
Age:78 years, 1 mo, 2 days
Birthplace:Summer Set, Pa.
Name of Father:Don't Know
Birthplace of Father:Don't Know
Maiden Name of Mother:Don't Know
Birthplace of Mother:Don't Know
Informant:Cooper Lape, Jackson, Mo.
Date of Death:Sept. 16, 1921, 6:30 P.M.
Cause of Death:Cerebral hemorrhage. Fell over, I was called and found him dead.
Place and Date of Burial:Howard Cem., Sept. 18, 1921
Undertaker:Wessell Furn Co., Jackson, Mo.
Daniel was a son of Simon and Mary Lape, and appears as a child in the 1850 and 1860 census listings for this family, as follows:
1850 MO Census: Cape Girardeau Co. District No. 14, p. 377b, lines 32-42
Series M432, roll 394, dwelling 516, family 527, 4 September 1850
Simon LEPE, 45, Farmer, b. Pa.
Mary, 35, b. Pa.
Simon, 18, Farmer, b. Pa.; Jerush, 16, Farmer, b. Pa.; John, 12, b. Pa.; Susan, 11, b. Pa.
Cathrine, 9, b. Pa.; Daniel, 10, b. Pa.; Mary, 8, b. Pa.; William, 5, b. Pa.; Rachel C., 7, b. Pa.
[Jerush is presumed to be the Israel Lape found in 1860 and later censuses, same township - ed.]
1860 MO Census: Cape Girardeau Co. Hubble Twp. P.O. Peoples, p. 166, lines 38-40 & p. 167, lines 1-4
Series M653, roll 611, dwelling 334, family 334, 19 June 1860
Symon LABBE, 50, Farmer, $800 Real Estate / $300 Personal Estate, b. Penna.
Mary, 45, b. Penna., cannot read or write
Catharine, 22, b. Penna., cannot read or write; Daniel, 16, Laborer, b. Penna.
Susan, 22, b. Penna., cannot read or write; William, 13, b. Penna.
Simon Lape was from Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and appears in earlier census enumerations there, as follows:
1830 PA Census: Somerset Co. Brothers Valley Twp. p. 56, line 3
Series M19, roll 161
Males:1 (<5); 1 (20-30)
Females:1 (<5); 1 (30-40)
1840 PA Census: Somerset Co. Brothers Valley Twp. p. 34
Males:1 (<5); 3 (5-10); 1 (30-40)
Females:2 (<5); 1 (10-15); 1 (30-40)
Simon was a son of Nicholas and Katherine (Shunk) Lape. Contact submitter for extensive Lape and Shunk ancestral and family information.