Biography of John Lape
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Lape, John, was born in the township of Brunswick, Rensselaer county, N. Y., in 1836, educated in the common schools and has always been a farmer. In 1862 he. married Martha Strenk of Schaghticoke, and they have two children: Mary E. and Charles H. Mary E. married Leonard V. Wetsell of Halfmoon, and they have one daughter, Esther L. Charles H. married Josephine Clark, and they have two children: John Burton and Marion R. Mr. Lape's father, Henry Lape, was born in Columbia county, N. Y., in September, 1809; educated in the schools of his day and came with his parents to Rensselaer county when twelve years old. He married Mary Brewst, and they had seven children: George, Caroline, John, Christina, Sarah H., Emily and Adelaide. Henry Lape died September 24, 1866, and his widow August 5, 1892. Mr. Lape in his political choice is a staunch Republican.


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