Celia Clapp

1 May 1791–
Hastings, Hastings, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Celia

When Celia Clapp was born on 1 May 1791, in Hastings, Hastings, Oswego, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Clapp, was 24 and her mother, Abigail Place, was 24. She married Reuben Seward Orvis on 17 September 1829. She lived in Hastings, Oswego, New York, United States in 1850.

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Reuben Seward Orvis
Celia Clapp
Marriage: 17 September 1829

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17 September 1829

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 6

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 34

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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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  • Celia Orvice in household of Reuben S Orvice, "United States Census, 1850"

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