Pony R. Clapp

10 June 1898–10 November 1974 (Age 76)
Graves, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Pony R.

When Pony R. Clapp was born on 10 June 1898, in Graves, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Terry Adams Clapp, was 34 and his mother, Martha Jane Waggoner, was 27. He married Earleen Oren Allison on 15 March 1919, in Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 2, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 10 November 1974, in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Symsonia Cemetery, Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States.

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Pony R. Clapp
Earleen Oren Allison
Marriage: 15 March 1919
Bulah R Thompson
Freda Clapp
William Charles "W.C." Clapp

Spouse and Children

15 March 1919
Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Terry Adams Clapp





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Pony R Clapp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pony Clapp in household of Will A Clapp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • R Ponie Clapp in household of W Tyer Clapp, "United States Census, 1900"

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