533. Colonel Abraham "Abram" CLAPP was born on 28 August 1808 in NC.124,452 He held meeting on 9 September 1863 in Alamance Co., NC. The North Carolina Standard Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1863
PUBLIC MEETING IN GUILFORD COUNTY.
A large meeting of the people ot Guilford county was held at Alamance school house, Tuesday, the 27th of August. Abraham Clapp, was called to the Chair, and J. P. Montgomery was appointed Secretary. On motion, the chairman appointed the following men to draft resolutions: W. S. Gilmer, John Clapp, Jr., Levi Barnhart, J. Causley and George Starr, who adopted the resolutions of a meeting previously held at Coble's school house on the 13th inst., with an amendment, that the people who are in favor of peace to meet and hold public prayer meetings, and pray to God to bring this unholy war to a close, and restore peace and quietude to our once happy country. And if God be for us who can be against us. Which were unanimously adopted.
ABRAHAM CLAPP, Chm'n.
J. P. MONTGOMERY, Sec'y. He died on 4 June 1884 at the age of 75 in Guilford Co., NC.124 Abram was buried in June 1884 in Brick Church Cemetery, Guilford Co., NC.124 Baptized Oct 1808 by Rev. J.L. Markhart of Lutheran Church. Buried in the Brick Church Cemetery. Abraham was a Brick Church Elder. Birth and death dates from Brick Church records. They also say he was the only child of William and Pena to live.
The North Carolina Standard; Wed, July 13, 1864
Guilford County -WE ARE Authorized to announce DAVID F. CALDWELL, A. S. HOLTON, and ABRAM CLAPP as Candidates to represent the people of Guilford County in the House of Commons of the next Legislature. July 11, 1864. Messrs. Clapp and Holton are both gentlemen of intelligence and character, and will make good representatives. The Conservatives of Guilford may well be proud of their ticket. We trust they will work for it zealously in every neighborhood, so as to insure its triumph by the largest possible majority.
Colonel Abraham "Abram" CLAPP and Elizabeth CLAPP were married on 24 May 1827 in Guilford Co., NC. They appeared in the census in 1860 in South Division, Guilford Co., NC. Page 25 B, Greensboro, line 28, dwelling 349, family 349
Abraham Clapp, 51 (or 57), M, farmer, 2000, 150, NC
Elizabeth Clapp, 54, F, NC
P. E. Clapp, 24, F, NC
Henry Clapp, 20, M, NC
Geo N. Clapp, 17, M, NC
Edith E., Clapp, 14, M, NC They appeared in the census in 1870 in Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC. Page 117 B, City of Greensboro, Line 17, dwelling 63, family 63
Clapp, Abram, 61, M, W, Clerk Superior Court, 700, 800, NC
Elizabeth, 64, F, W, keeping house, NC
Ellen, 34, F, W, without occupation, NC
Abram and Elizabeth appeared in the census in 1880 in Gilmer Twp.,, Guilford Co., NC.452 Abraham CLAPP Self M M W 71 NC Occ: Farmer Fa: NC Mo: NC
Elizabeth CLAPP Wife F M W 74 NC Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC
P. Ellen CLAPP Dau F S W 44 NC Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC
James SHAW GSon M S W 5 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
P. Rufus SHEPHERD GSon M S W 26 NC Occ: Farmer Fa: NC Mo: NC Funerals for both conducted by Rev. George W. Welker. 9 Children. Guilford Co., NC marriage bond, Bondsman, Henry Swing - Witness, Jno L. Hanner. Elizabeth CLAPP, daughter of John Henry CLAPP and Maria BOONE, was born on 11 December 1805 in NC.124,453 She died on 26 January 1886 at the age of 80 in Guilford Co., NC.124 Note different dates in obituary:
CLAPP. Mrs. Elizabeth aged 87 years widow of Col. Abram CLAPP. former Clerk of Superior Court died Tues. Feb. 2 in Guilford Co., 3 miles from Greensboro Burial at the Brick Church.
Gleaner obit Feb. 4, 1886
She was buried in January 1886 in Brick Church Cemetery, Guilford Co., NC.124 Baptized 26 Jan 1806, Brick Church. Elizabeth was a member of the Brick Church for 66 years. She is buried in the Brick Church Cemetery. Birth and death dates are from the Brick Church records.
Colonel Abraham "Abram" CLAPP and Elizabeth CLAPP had the following children:
|William M. CLAPP.|
|Tubal Albright CLAPP.|
|Polly Isabella CLAPP.|
|Anna Janette "Annie" CLAPP.|
| Philipena Ellen "Penny" CLAPP was born on 9 March 1836 in Guilford Co., NC.124,452 She appeared in the census in 1860 in South Division, Guilford Co., NC. P. E. Clapp, 24, F, NC She appeared in the census in 1870 in Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC. Ellen, 34, F, W, without occupation, NC|
Penny appeared in the census in 1880 in Gilmer Twp.,, Guilford Co., NC.452 P. Ellen CLAPP Dau F S W 44 NC Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC She appeared in the census in 1900 in Greene Twp., Guilford Co., NC. Living with family of James Shaw in 1900;
Peny CLapp, aunt, W, F, Mar 1837, 63, S, NC, NC, NC She appeared in the census in 1910 in Green Twp., Guilford Co., NC. Living with her nephew, James Shaw, in 1910;
Clapp, Ellen, aunt, F, W, 74, S, NC, NC, NC Penny died on 19 April 1924 at the age of 88 in Guilford Co., NC.124 She was buried in April 1924 in Brick Church Cemetery, Guilford Co., NC.124 Birth and death date from Brick Church records. Never married.
|Martha Harriet CLAPP.|
|Henry Clay CLAPP.|
|George Newton CLAPP.|
|Edith Elizabeth CLAPP.|