Amelia Clapp

2 February 1893–5 January 1979 (Age 85)
Hundred of Morgan, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Clapp was born on 2 February 1893, her father, Joseph Clapp, was 39 and her mother, Louisa Pearce, was 35. She married Leslie James Cook on 19 April 1916, in Sunnybrae, South Australia, Australia. She died on 5 January 1979, in Yongala, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 85, and was buried in Peterborough, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Leslie James Cook
1892–1962
Amelia Clapp
1893–1979
Marriage: 19 April 1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 April 1916
Sunnybrae, South Australia, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Clapp

    Male1853–1925Male

    Female1857–1935Female

siblings

(10)

    Ethel Clapp

    Female1883–1939Female

    Male1884–1955Male

    Joseph Clapp Jr

    Male1885–1917Male

    Alfred Lewis Clapp

    Male1886–1938Male

    Male1888–1968Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1901

Age 8

First Federal election.
1901

Age 8

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1918

Age 25

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

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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