Christian Clapp

1530–August 1609 (Age 79)
Sidbury, Devon, England

The Life of Christian

Christian Clapp was born in 1530, in Sidbury, Devon, England. She married Richard Clapp about 1552, in Sidbury, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She died in August 1609, in her hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sidbury, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Clapp
Christian Clapp
Marriage: about 1552
Child Clap
Child Clapp
Peter Clapp
Robert Clapp
Prudence Clap
Eyde Clap
Chris Clapp
John Clapp
Richard Clapp
William Clapp
Mary Clap
Nicholas Clapp Sr

Spouse and Children

about 1552
Sidbury, Devon, England, United Kingdom



    Child Clapp



    Robert Clapp


    Richard Clapp


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World Events (6)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 19

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 28

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 39

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

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)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current
  • England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

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