Myths and Legends

1. John and Mary Stapp of Newport-Pagnell are the parents of Abraham & Joshua Stapp.
False!  Read the complete explanation.

2. John Step of Fowey, Cornwall, England (found sailing in Virginia in 1700) is a cousin of Abraham & Joshua Stapp.
False!  Read the complete explanation.

3. All Stepp-Stapp's are related.
False!  Read the complete explanation.

4. Abraham & Joshua Stapp were originally from Lincolnshire, England.
True!  Read the complete explanation.

5. The Stepp-Stapp surname originated in Russia.
Plausible!  Read the complete explanation.

6. John Stepp of Gwinnett County, Georgia is a son of Gholson Stapp.
False!  Read the complete explanation.