Nina Green Clapp

5 July 1887–17 March 1974 (Age 86)
Tiona, Mead Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nina Green

When Nina Green Clapp was born on 5 July 1887, in Tiona, Mead Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Edmund Metcalf Clapp, was 47 and her mother, Abbie Green Hodsdon, was 41. She married Gardner Sabin Gould on 14 September 1910, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 15 years and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 1974, in Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86.

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Gardner Sabin Gould
Nina Green Clapp
Marriage: 14 September 1910
John Allen Gould
Shirley Clapp Gould
Gardner Sabin Gould Jr.

Spouse and Children

14 September 1910
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States


    John Allen Gould


    Shirley Clapp Gould


    Gardner Sabin Gould Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Edmund Metcalf Clapp


    Abbie Green Hodsdon




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 8

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Sina G Gould, "Rhode Island State Census, 1925"
  • Nina G Gould in household of Gardner S Gould, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nina G Gould in household of Gardner S Gould, "United States Census, 1930"

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