William Lewis Clapp

William Lewis Clapp (abt. 1792 - bef. 1838)

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William Lewis Clapp
Born about in Guilford county, North Carolinamap
Husband of — married in Madison county, Alabamamap
Died before in Madison county, Alabamamap
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U.S. General Land Office Land Patent dated May 1831. Legal description: North east quarter of Section One in Township Seven of Range three east, in the district of lands subject to sale at Huntsville, Alabama containing One hundred sixty one acres, and fifty-hundredths of an acre. Land sold to William Clapp.

U.S. General Land Office Survey dated 1822, showing location of Honeycomb Creek, and section one in extreme northeast corner of map, shaded in yellow. See attached illustration, Surveyor's Plat Honey Comb Valley.

Steve Clapp's Genealogy, Descendants of Thomas Clapp

Ancestors of William Lee CLAPP

Geneology records (1935-1972) of Ethel Perry Moore, 1902-1975.

Alabama Records, Vol 65, Marshall county compiled by Pauline Jones Gandrud

Correspondence with Rosemarie Langley.

The Heritage of Marshall County, Alabama (2000), p. 80, 228 (SOURCE: Rosemarie Langley (FamilySearch.org))

Letter from Mrs. M. P. Bettis, Montgomery, Alabama, June 26, 1956.

Letter written to Ethel Perry Moore dated November 17, 1958, by Nina Olsen, Granddaughter of Benjamin Lynn Clapp.

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Chart of Clapp, Tillman, Cotton Ancestors
Chart of Clapp, Tillman, Cotton Ancestors

Guardianship William King Clapp - 1841
Guardianship William King Clapp - 1841

Surveyor's Plat - Honey Comb Valley, Alabama
Surveyor's Plat - Honey Comb Valley, Alabama

U.S. General Land Office Land Patent 1831
U.S. General Land Office Land Patent 1831

Detail of Honey Comb Valley
Detail of Honey Comb Valley

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