Re: Tapp Family Research wesbite upates
I promised if I ever found out Katy Tapp's parents I would send it to you.I lost your e mail so looked you up this way.If you ever find out more on the Helton's let me know.I have found our ancestor on the Emigration Roll.Silas Marion, Katie's husband was definitely a Cherokee Indian descendant.Here is Katies death certificate.I am sure you already have it by now but here goes.
State of Tennessee Death Certificate file number 20918
County Hamilton, Civil District 3, City Sale Creek
died at home
Widowed, "Marion died in 1927"
Husband, Marion Helton
DOB: D.K. "stands for don't know"
father's name, John Tapps
Father Birthplace, GA
Mother maiden name, D.K.
Mother's birthplace, D.K.
Informant, Sam Gentry of Sale Creek
date of death Oct, 11, 1933
cause of death, Pellagra
Date of onset, 1928
Dr. J. C. Eldridge