GAUNT SAPP was born in Camden, New Jersey on August 1, 1895 to
Frank G. and Nellie Sapp. He was the third child, coming after
daughters Eva and Nellie. When the Census was taken in 1900 the
family lived at 1032 South
4th Street. His father was then working as a teamster in a
lumber yard. The 1906 City Directory shows the family at 317 Sycamore
Street. By 1910 Frank Sapp's sister Nellie had married James
Curran. Frank Sapp, his parents and sister Eva lived with the
Currans at 707 Walnut
Street. The Sapp family had moved to 206 Walnut
Street by the summer of 1913.
he registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 Frank G. Sapp had
married Anna Mary Goldy. He was then working as a pipefitter for the
Public Service Gas Company. Frank G. Sapp was living with his
wife and child at 742 Walnut
Street. He was still at that address in the latter half of
1920 Census shows Frank and Anna Sapp at 1016 South
8th Street with their daughters Beulah and Nellie. He was
then working as a wharf builder. Frank G. Sapp was appointed to
the Camden Fire Department in 1921.
the time the 1927 City Directory was compiled, the Sapp family
had moved to 804 Pine
Street. The 1930 census lists five children still at home,
Nellie, Ruth, Franklin, Anna, and Katherine. Another son, Nelson
Gaunt Sapp, was born in July of 1932.
a resident of 804 Pine Street, Frank G. Sapp was found dead in
his bed at the firehouse where he had been stationed on May 18,
1935. It was assumed at the time that he had died of heart
disease. He was buried at New Camden Cemetery. His wife joined
him in 1973.