Sally Clapp

7 December 1799–14 August 1834 (Age 34)
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally Clapp was born on 7 December 1799, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Barnhardt "Barney" Clapp Jr, was 35 and her mother, Judith Foust, was 33. She married William Ferguson after 1827, in North Carolina, United States. She died on 14 August 1834, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Kime
Sally Clapp
Judith Kime
Mary Eleanor Kime
David Rudy Kime
Sarah Mariah Sally Kime

Spouse and Children

    Christian Kime





Parents and Siblings

    Barnhardt "Barney" Clapp Jr






    Christian Clapp


    Philipena Clapp



    Barbara Clapp


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Walton War

Age 5

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

Age 13

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Bristol): from Middle English clop(pe) ‘lump’, ‘hillock’ (from Old English clopp(a)), applied either as a topographic name or as a nickname for a large and ungainly person.2 Variant spelling of German Klapp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sally Clapp Kime, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Will of Father, Barney Clapp, Book F pp229-233 Orange Co NC, Will dated 10 October 1838, Codicil dated 5 February 1842
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sally Clapp -

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