George Washington Tapley

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George Washington Tapley

J. George Washington Tapley was the son of Thomas Pinkney Tapley and Mary Palestine Couch Tapley.

George W. Tapley and Emma A. Allen married in Chambers County, Alabama September 27, 1896.
Tapley Genealogy from Glenda Brack:

1 J. George Washington Tapley b: 29 Aug 1871 in AL d: 27 Sep 1950 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co., AL
.. +Emma A. Allen b: 30 Nov 1873 d: 10 Mar 1924 in AL m: 27 Sep 1896 in Chambers Co., Alabama
.... 2 Unknown Tapley
.... 2 Lee Olin Tapley b: 09 Aug 1897 in Alabama d: 28 Oct 1961 in LaFayette, Chambers Co., AL
........ +Sula Pearl Jordan b: 1897 in Alabama d: 27 Dec 1932 in Chambers Co., Alabama m: 08 Aug 1915 in Chambers Co., Alabama
.... 2 [1] Church T. Tapley b: 05 Aug 1899 in Tallapoosa Co., Alabama d: 28 May 1974 in Opelika, Lee Co., AL
........ +Mittie Adcock
.... *2nd Wife of [1] Church T. Tapley:
........ +Ruby Hardy b: 26 Mar 1910 in Carrollton, GA d: Abt. 1983 m: 07 Aug 1945 in Opelika, Lee Co., AL
.... 2 Ather Tapley b: 26 Nov 1901 in Alabama
........ +King Barker b: May 1898 in Alabama
.... 2 Leonard Tapley b: 19 Sep 1903 in Alabama d: 18 May 1993
........ +May Belle Johnson b: 26 Apr 1909 in Alabama d: 10 Jul 2002 m: Abt. 1925
.... 2 George Ison "Icie" Tapley b: 15 Sep 1908 in Alabama d: 04 Apr 1919 in AL
.... 2 Enoree Tapley b: 14 Feb 1910 in Alabama
........ +Marion "Grady" Rearden b: 07 Apr 1909 in Alabama d: 22 Jan 1979 in Wetumpka, Elmore Co., AL
.... 2 [2] Lula Mae Tapley b: 02 May 1912 in Alabama
........ +Jeff "Bayne" Hill
.... *2nd Husband of [2] Lula Mae Tapley:
........ +Charles Frank Greene
.... 2 Lillie Belle Tapley b: 16 Sep 1915 in Chambers Co., AL d: 23 Mar 1924 in Lanett, Chambers Co., AL
1880 Tallapoosa County, (Duffey's) AL Census:


T. P. Tapley 44M Farmer Born AL
M. P. Tapley 26F Wife Keeping House Born AL
Emily Tapley 11F Daughter Born AL
Elisabeth Tapley 9F Daughter Born AL
J. G. W. TAPLEY 8M Son Born AL
Nanney Tapley 3F Daughter Born AL
1900 Tallapoosa County, (Eagle Creek) AL Census:


George W. Tapley 24M Farmer Born Aug. 1875 in AL
Emma Tapley 24F Wife Born Nov. 1875 in AL (Married 3 years. Mother of 2 children; 2 children living)
Lealem(?) Tapley 2M Son Born Aug. 1897 in AL
Church Q. Tapley 9/12M Son Born Aug. 1899 in AL
1910 Chambers County, (Ridge Grove) AL Census:


George W. Tapley, Jr. 36M Farmer Born AL
Emma Tapley 33F Wife Born AL (Married 14 years. Mother of 6 children; 6 children living)
Alan Tapley 11M Son Farm Laborer Born AL
Church Tapley 9M Son Born AL
Ather Tapley 7F Daughter Born AL
Leonard Tapley 5M Son Born AL
Isom Tapley 2M Son Born AL
Ennerree Tapley 3/12F Daughter Born AL
1920 Tallapoosa County, (Eufaula) AL Census:


George Tapley 49M Farmer Born AL
Emma Tapley 45F Wife Born AL
Ather Tapley 18F Daughter Farm Laborer Born AL
Lenard Tapley 17M Son Farm Laborer Born AL
Enerree Tapley 9F Daughter Farm Laborer Born AL
Lula May Tapley 7F Daughter Born AL
Lillie Belle Tapley 4F Daughter Born AL
"The Roanoke Leader" - August 6, 1913:


75 acres improved land, one mile north of LaFayette square; good six room house on splendid location; two new tenant houses, plenty of out buildings, good pastures, well watered, fine bottoms, ten acres original forest. Apply to G.W. Tapley Sr., LaFayette, Ala.


"The LaFayette Sun" - January 5, 1916:

Public Sale.

Entire household and kitchen furniture will sell to the highest bidder, for cash, at my home, one mile north of LaFayette, Friday, Jan. 7th, 1916. – G. W. Tapley, Sr.

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  • Added: 31 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55698661
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Tapley (29 Aug 1871–27 Sep 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55698661, citing Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Chambers County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Churchwell (contributor 46607715) .