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John Clap

Male 1700 - 1788  (88 years)


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  • Name John Clap 
    Born 21 Mar 1700  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Apr 1788  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History 1861  [1
    According to Ebenezer Clap (1861), "He had a common school education, but being uncommonly studious and attentive to books, and having a very retentive memory withal, furnished himself with a most surprising fund of knowledge - was able to converse with any person on philosophy, astronomy, mathematics in all its various branches, geography, divinity, &c., &c. His company was courted by all his literary acquaintance. Yet with all his acquired knowledge, he never accumulated any pecuniary profit by it, such gains not being his object. He lived above want, which was the extent of his wishes, and died a firm and sincere christian.
    Person ID I150  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2018 

    Father John Clap,   b. 07 Apr 1671, Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1735, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Silence 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1699 
    Family ID F183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Esterbrook,   b. 25 Sep 1702, Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1790, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1723/24  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Samuel Clap,   b. 11 Dec 1755  [Birth]
    +2. Beulah Clap,   b. 1 Jan 1724/25, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1809, Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     3. Joel Clap,   b. 2 Jul 1726, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770  (Age 43 years)  [Birth]
     4. Jerusha Clap,   b. 14 May 1728, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Asahel Clap,   b. 12 Mar 1729/30, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Ann Clap,   b. 9 Feb 1732, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Mary Clap,   b. 18 Nov 1733, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hubbardston, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. John Clap,   b. 24 Dec 1735, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1736, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     9. Silas Clap,   b. 17 Sep 1737, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1755, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)  [Birth]
     10. Daniel Clap,   b. 10 Oct 1739, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Mar 1700 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1723/24 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Apr 1788 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1098] Clap, Ebenezer. "Nicholas Clap and His Descendants" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XV, 1861).