William Clapp

5 July 1636–22 September 1638 (Age 2)
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of William

When William Clapp was born on 5 July 1636, in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Captain Roger Clapp, was 27 and his mother, Joanna Ford, was 19. He died on 22 September 1638, in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Captain Roger Clapp
1609–1690
Joanna Ford
1617–1695
Hannah Ford Clapp
1626–1687
Thanks Clapp
1650–1650
Capt. Samuel Clapp
1634–1708
William Clapp
1636–1638
Elizabeth Clapp
1638–1711
Experience Clapp
1640–1640
Waitstill Clapp
1641–1643
Preserved Clapp Sr
1643–1720
Experience Clapp
1645–
Hopestill Clapp
1647–1719
Waite Clapp
1649–1717
Desire Clapp
1652–1717
Thomas Clapp
1655–1670
Unite Clapp
1656–1664
Supply Clapp
1660–1686

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Name Meaning

English (Devon and Somerset): either from Middle English clop(pe), clap(pe) ‘lump’, perhaps denoting a stocky person, or Middle English clap(pe) ‘loud noise; noisy, idle chatter’.Americanized form of German Klapp .In some cases also an Americanized form of Slovenian Klep: nickname from klep ‘sharpness of scythe or sickle’, also ‘sharpening with a hammer’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Klapp

Sources (10)

  • Thomas Tolman Family Org. birth sources
  • Thomas Tolman Family Org. Death sources
  • Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 - Southampton-V1 - pg 279

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