Benjamin Tappan, III (1812 - 1884) MP

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Birthplace: Steubenville, Jefferson, OH, United States
Death: Died in Steubenville, Jefferson, OH, United States
Occupation: Doctor, Special Minister Extraordinary to Ecquador
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About Benjamin Tappan, III

Benjamin Tappan, M.D. of Steubenville, Ohio, son of Benjamin Tappan, was born April 1, 1812 and died January 17, 1884. He was graduated from the medical dept. of the University of Pennsylvania in 1836. He attended the University of France, Paris, in 1837, holding an important position in the Paris hospital, at the time the largest and most scientific in the world. He was appointed by President Van Buren special minister extraordinary to Ecuador, South America, 1839, largely because of his proficiency in the Spanish language, a rare accomplishment among politicians of that day. In 1840, he returned to Ohio where he practiced medicine until his death. He married first, May 1838, Oella Stanton, sister of Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War under Lincoln; she was born May 4, 1822. He married second, April 27, 1856, Helen Rowan, and married third, February 2 1860, Nancy Lowther.

Tappan-Toppan Genealogy by Daniel Langdon Tappan, 1915, page 26

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Benjamin Tappan, III's Timeline

1812
April 1, 1812
Steubenville, Jefferson, OH, United States
1841
November 19, 1841
Age 29
1843
March 1, 1843
Age 30
1845
April 2, 1845
Age 33
Steubenville, OH, United States
1847
April 22, 1847
Age 35
1850
November 22, 1850
Age 38
1861
July 3, 1861
Age 49
1863
January 20, 1863
Age 50
1864
July 20, 1864
Age 52
1866
February 26, 1866
Age 53