Janet Ames Clapsaddle

11 October 1898–4 August 1985 (Age 86)
Leland, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Janet Ames

When Janet Ames Clapsaddle was born on 11 October 1898, in Leland, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, her father, Alman A Clapsaddle, was 32 and her mother, Minnie C. Potter, was 26. She had at least 1 son with John William Romig. She lived in Wellsboro, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1940. She died on 4 August 1985, in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Romig
Janet Ames Clapsaddle
John William Romig III

Spouse and Children



    John William Romig III


Parents and Siblings

    Alman A Clapsaddle





    Reita Ruth Margaret Clapsaddle



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Klebsattel, a nickname for a rider (on horseback), apparently from kleben ‘to stick’ + Sattel ‘saddle’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Janet A Romig in household of John W Romig, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Janette A Clapsaddle in household of All A Clapsaddle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Janet A Clapsaddle in household of Alma? A Clapsaddle, "United States Census, 1900"

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