Family Group Record for Elijah Sapp




Husband Elijah Sapp

         Born: 21 Oct 1857 - Milford, Iroquois Co., IL
   Christened: 
         Died: 27 May 1915 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
       Buried: 29 May 1915 - Springdale Cemetery



       Father: Elijah Sapp (1807-1862)
       Mother: Allie Or Alla Thomas (1813-1901)



      Married: 22 Jan 1898 - Watseka, Iroquois Co., IL





Wife Ida May Powell

         Born: 8 Mar 1882 - Effingham, IL
   Christened: 
         Died: 18 Jun 1919 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
       Buried:  - Springdale Cemetery



       Father: Charles Frederick Powell (1844-1907)
       Mother: Mary Elretta (Bettie) Mefford (1860-1925)






Children
1 M Clouskey Eugene Sapp

         Born: 2 Jun 1899 - Watseka, Iroquois Co., IL
   Christened: 
         Died: 3 Feb 1954 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
       Buried:  - Parkview
       Spouse: Clara R. Haupt (          -          )
         Marr: 14 Nov 1925



2 M Cloyd Bernard Sapp

         Born: 31 Oct 1900 - Watseka, Iroquois Co., IL
   Christened: 
         Died: 29 Jun 1982 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
       Buried:  - Swan Lake Memory Gardens
       Spouse: Irma Marie Bruning (          -          )
         Marr: 31 Oct 1927
       Spouse: Irma Mae Erford (          -          )
         Marr: 31 Aug 1968



3 F Helen Belle Sapp

         Born: 2 Nov 1902 - Watseka, Iroquois Co., IL
   Christened: 
         Died: 27 Dec 1984 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
       Buried:  - Swan Lake Memory Gardens
       Spouse: Orland Crandall (          -          )
         Marr: 11 Oct 1919
       Spouse: George Fell (          -          )
         Marr: 25 Apr 1948



4 F Florence M. Sapp

         Born: 3 Feb 1906 - Watseka, Iroquois Co., IL
   Christened: 
         Died: 2 Jan 1972 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
       Buried:  - Parkview
       Spouse: Henry Benedict Houlihan (1896-1930)
         Marr: 1925
       Spouse: George Peter Speck Sr. (1901-1992)
         Marr: 1931




General Notes (Husband)


ELIJAH SAPP DIES IN PEORIA

Elijah Sapp, a former resident of West Watseka, died at his home in Peoria last Thursday evening of cancer of the stomach. Deceased was born in Belmont Twp. in Oct. 1857. He was the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. William Sapp, who were the first white people married in this county after organization. They were the parents of ten children, only two of whom are living.
Mr. Sapp died in 1867 and Mrs. Sapp and her children moved to West Watseka about 1892. Elijah worked on the railroad and lived with his mother until his marriage in Sept. 1898 to Ida Powell. They were the parents of two sons and two daughters.
The family moved to Peoria three years ago where Mr. Sapp was employed at the Avery Mfg. company plant. Funeral services were held un Peoria Sunday, followed by burial there.


1900
Sapp, Lidge Oct 1857 42 md 2 IL
Ida Mar 1882 18 1/1 IL
Closky Jun 1899 11/12 IL


1910
Sapp, Elijah 52 md 12 IL IL IL
Ida 28 4/4 IL IL IA
Eugene 10 IL IL IL
Cloyd 9 IL IL IL
Helen 7 IL IL IL
Florence 4 IL IL IL


General Notes (Wife)

Info on this family that is not sourced is from Elaine Rule a direct descendant. Last Modified: 1 Apr 2004