Newton Claypool

21 May 1795–14 May 1866 (Age 70)
Randolph, Charlotte, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Newton

When Newton Claypool was born on 21 May 1795, in Randolph, Charlotte, Virginia, United States, his father, Abraham Blackburn Claypool, was 33 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Wilson, was 28. He married Mary Kerns on 3 January 1818. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 May 1866, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Connersville Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newton Claypool
Mary Kerns
Marriage: 3 January 1818
Mr. Claypool
Sarah Ann Claypool
Mr. Claypool
Austin Bingley Claypool
Mr. Claypool
Benjamin Franklin Claypool
Elizabeth Claypool
Abraham Jefferson Claypool
Edward Fay Claypool
Mary Francenia Claypool
Maria Claypool
Newton Lafayette Claypool

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1818
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1813: Franklin, Indiana Territory, United States 1816: Franklin, Indiana, United States 1819: Fayette, Indiana, United States
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 24
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Claypole in Lincolnshire, named from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + pōl ‘pool’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Newton Cleypool, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Newton Claypool, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Newton Claypool, "United States Census, 1850"

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