Anna Barbara Clapp

Female27 May 1777–29 April 1850

Brief Life History of Anna Barbara

When Anna Barbara Clapp was born on 27 May 1777, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Capt Jacob Clapp, was 29 and her mother, Anna Barbara Foust, was 25. She married Christian Sharp. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 29 April 1850, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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Christian Sharp
Anna Barbara Clapp
Sarah Sharp
Benjamin Sharp
Erastus Sharp
Jacob Sharp
Ludwick S Sharp
Joel Sharpe
Catherine Sharp
Alfred Sharp
Barbara Sharp

Sources (2)

  • Anna Barbara Clapp Sharp, "Find A Grave Index", Death 29 April 1850
  • Record of the Children of Jacob Clapp and Anna Barbara Foust, 1 April 1837

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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 4

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1789 · Becomes 12th State

    Age 12

    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

    Age 22

    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Somerset): either from Middle English clop(pe), clap(pe) ‘lump’, perhaps denoting a stocky person, or Middle English clap(pe) ‘loud noise; noisy, idle chatter’.

    Americanized form of German Klapp .

    In some cases also an Americanized form of Slovenian Klep: nickname from klep ‘sharpness of scythe or sickle’, also ‘sharpening with a hammer’.

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

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