Clapp Chronology Here is some of what I have…
1666 George Gilson Clapp settled in South Carolina. Moved to New York, then Connecticut
The original forget generator of the American clan was an English position, George Gilson Clapp, who about 1666 pled the great plague in London it which 75,000 persons had died that previous year, and finally settled in Westchester County north of New York City, and south of Duchess County.
◦ Are subscriber, Joseph Clapp, was born six generations later in night 1762 in touch as county Duchess County. He was second of 10 children born to Joseph Clapp Senior and his wife mercy carpenter. At least five of the children came to Canada: Joseph, Benjamin and James, and two sisters named Rhoda, who married Mr. both he and settled in Bath Ontario with Ursula who married Sampson Striker.
◦ In the cold winter months of January 1787 when the pros and rivers of Lake Lakes became highways, Sampson striker and his brother-in-law Joe so came to upper Canada via Lake Champlain, Montreal and the St. Lawrence. The jury took them 28 days and with and as sleigh and a pair of horses. At first Joseph live with his brother-in-law, But within a few years eve married Nancy Miller, I niece of John Roblin, and settled in aldol this town. His brother Benjamin Clapp married Elizabeth a sister of John Roblin.
The 1700’s______________________________ King Georges I, through III, United States declared independence from Great Britain (1776).
Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Grandfather (7 Greats) England to America
1649 born John Clapp St. Nicholas Deptford Kent, England
1725 died Winchester County New York 76 yrs
Great Great Great Great Great Great Grandfather (6 Greats) Living in America
1670 Born Elias Clapp England.
1762 Died Northcastle Winchester County NY 92 Yrs
Great Great Great Great Great Grandfather (5 Greats)
1730 Born ( Approx. ) Joseph Clapp Winchester County NY or Greenwich Conn 1776 Died Duchess County New York 46 yrs
Great Great Great Great Grandfather (4 Greats) New York to Canada His mill established town of Milford.
Born 1762 Joseph Clapp. Duchess County New York
1787 Came to Canada by way of Lake Champlain to settle in Adolphustown. (Hay Bay)
Died 1813 Adolphustown Ontario Spouse Nancy Miller, (51 yrs)
7 Children, Oldest son Philip youngest son Joseph.
1792- 1832 Philip Clapp the Milford (Dave Clapp) branch of the family.
The 1800’s____________________________ American Civil War (1861 - 65) (Why the Clapp’s Left the USA ,Loyalists)
Great Great Great Grandfather ( 3 Greats)
1806 Samuel Clapp . Adolphustown. Spouse Sarah Fralick 1886 Died Cherry Valley, Ontario (80 yrs)
NB Both Clapp Brothers Samuel and Joseph Married the Fralick Sisters!
Great Great Grandfather (2 Greats)
1811 Joseph Clapp born, Marysburgh Prince Edward County Spouse Susan Fralick Died 1882 (71 Yrs) War of 1812
1833 Jacob Henry Clapp Napanee Spouse Sarah Casey 1917 Died Napanee (84 yrs)
1862 Stanley Miller Clapp born Thurlow Ontario Spouse 1937 Died Toronto, Ontario (75 years)
Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln for president
1878 Josehine Clapp Born, Died 1943 65 yrs Electric iron patented by Henry W Seely, NYC
1895 Cecil Clapp Born, Died 1968 73 yrs 1st electric car (built in Toronto) could go 15 miles between charges.
Henry Ford completes his first useful petrol fuelled engine
1898 Gordon Clapp Born, Died1989 91 yrs Eiffel Tower completed
1900 Roy Clapp Born, Died 1982 82 Yrs The Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast.
1906 John Clapp (my Dad) Born, Died 1971 65 yrs Henry Ford's company builds the first Model T car
Sons: Donald Ross Born 1928 Died 2005 John Douglas Born 1933 Still Going….. ME