KLAPP, Reuben Haag

Male 1833 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name KLAPP, Reuben Haag 
    Born 12 Jan 1833  Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography

    • From Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891: REUBEN H. KLAPP, farmer and fruit grower, was born in Berks county, Pennsylvania, January 12, 1833, son of Peter and Catharine (Haag) Klapp, natives of that county, who settled in Union county in 1842. His father was a tanner by trade, and followed that occupation over twenty years, after which he engaged in farming. He was a deacon and leader of the choir in the Lutheran church, and politically was a Republican. He had a good education, and in his younger days taught the German language. He died in 1861, and his widow in 1874. They reared fourteen children: Reuben; Jerrett, of Lock Haven; Sophia, Mrs. Henry Heberling, of White Deer Mills, Union county; Catharine; Mary; William, of Florida; Daniel, deceased; Samuel, of Milton; Rebecca, Mrs. William Michael, of Trevorton; Charles, of Milton; Sarah, deceased; Delilah, Mrs. Beck, of Dakota; Ella, of Milton, and John, of Union county.

      The subject of this sketch removed to Union county at the age of nine years. He received his education at the township schools, Milton Academy, and Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, after which he was engaged in teaching fourteen years; since then he has been engaged in farming and fruit culture. In 1876 he came to Northumberland county and located upon his present farm. In September, 1864, he enlisted in Company C, One Hundred and Ninety-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers, and served until the close of the war, receiving wounds at the battle of Appomattox. June 9, 1864, he married Mary, daughter of Isaac Marsh, of Northumberland county. She died, January 26, 1886, leaving no children. He was again married, June 3, 1888, to Mrs. Hettie Herr, widow of Christopher Herr, and daughter of Charles and Hettie (Newhart) Albright, of Lehigh county, Pennsylvania. Mr. Klapp is an active member of the Republican party, of Henry Wilson Post, G.A.R., and of the Turbut Grange. He and his wife are members of the Lutheran church.
    Census (desc) 1850  White Deer, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1860  White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living with his parents and working as a farmer 
    Census (desc) 1870  White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a farmer 
    Census (desc) 1880  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    working as a farmer 
    Census (desc) 1900  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    working as a farmer 
    _UID 213D9AE244BDBC47B18E9E19C70673B1C50F 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I2904  Milton Families
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2009 

    Father KLAPP, Peter,   b. 1803, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother HAAG, Catharine,   b. 1815, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874  (Age 59 years) 
    Family ID F1162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MARSH, Mary (1),   b. 1825, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1886  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1864 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ALBRIGHT, Hettie,   b. Jun 1841, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Jun 1888 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1833 - Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1850 - White Deer, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - living with his parents and working as a farmer - 1860 - White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1870 - White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1880 - Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1900 - Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • From Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891: REUBEN H. KLAPP, farmer and fruit grower, was born in Berks county, Pennsylvania, January 12, 1833, son of Peter and Catharine (Haag) Klapp, natives of that county, who settled in Union county in 1842. His father was a tanner by trade, and followed that occupation over twenty years, after which he engaged in farming. He was a deacon and leader of the choir in the Lutheran church, and politically was a Republican. He had a good education, and in his younger days taught the German language. He died in 1861, and his widow in 1874. They reared fourteen children: Reuben; Jerrett, of Lock Haven; Sophia, Mrs. Henry Heberling, of White Deer Mills, Union county; Catharine; Mary; William, of Florida; Daniel, deceased; Samuel, of Milton; Rebecca, Mrs. William Michael, of Trevorton; Charles, of Milton; Sarah, deceased; Delilah, Mrs. Beck, of Dakota; Ella, of Milton, and John, of Union county. The subject of this sketch removed to Union county at the age of nine years. He received his education at the township schools, Milton Academy, and Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, after which he was engaged in teaching fourteen years; since then he has been engaged in farming and fruit culture. In 1876 he came to Northumberland county and located upon his present farm. In September, 1864, he enlisted in Company C, One Hundred and Ninety-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers, and served until the close of the war, receiving wounds at the battle of Appomattox. June 9, 1864, he married Mary, daughter of Isaac Marsh, of Northumberland county. She died, January 26, 1886, leaving no children. He was again married, June 3, 1888, to Mrs. Hettie Herr, widow of Christopher Herr, and daughter of Charles and Hettie (Newhart) Albright, of Lehigh county, Pennsylvania. Mr. Klapp is an active member of the Republican party, of Henry Wilson Post, G.A.R., and of the Turbut Grange. He and his wife are members of the Lutheran church.

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 1119.

    2. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 43.

    3. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 10.