When Elizabeth Claypool was born on 3 February 1817, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jesse Claypool Jr., was 23 and her mother, Eliza Sapp, was 21. She married Jacob Morris on 17 August 1837, in Boone, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Boone, Franklin, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Cedar Township, Boone, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 October 1873, in Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cedar Township, Boone, Missouri, United States.
English: habitational name from Claypole in Lincolnshire, named from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + pōl ‘pool’. This surname is now rare in Britain.
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