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Polly Makepeace (1764 - 1842)

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Polly "Polle" Makepeace
Born in Norton, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Norton, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshiremap
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When Polly (Makepeace) Clapp was born on June 15, 1764, in Norton, Massachusetts, her father, Peter, was 34, and her mother, Abigail, was 26. She married John Clapp on May 10, 1785, in her hometown. She died on May 4, 1842, having lived a long life of 77 years, and was buried in Hollis, New Hampshire. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Publication: Operations, Inc. Repository: 1,2495::3885128 [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]


Birthdate 15 JUN 1764.
Birthplace Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts. [1][9][6][4]


Husband John Clapp.
Wife Polly or Polle Makepeace.
Marriage 10 APR 1756.
Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts. [8]
Sister: Abigail Makepeace.
Brother: Isaac Makepeace.
Sister: Eunice Makepeace.
Self: Polly or Polle Makepeace.
Sister: Hannah Makepeace.
Brother: Lysander Makepeace.
Sister: Sally Makepeace. [9][1]
Marriage 10 MAY 1785.
Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts. [2][4][5] [6] [3]
Son: Samuel Clapp.
Daughter: Nancy or Anna Clapp.
Son: John Clapp.


Death date 4 MAY 1842.
Death place Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire. [4]
Buried Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire. [4]



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  3. 3.0 3.1 Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library. Volume 109, Page 104. Genealogy of the makepeace fams.By Will. Makepeace. Boston, 1858. (107p.): 50 Publication: Operations, Inc. Repository: 1,3599::449842
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  5. 5.0 5.1 U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872 Publication: Operations, Inc. Repository: 1,1116::450097740 The National Archives; Washington, D.C.; Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury; Record Group Title: Records of the Accounting Officers of the Depar . Concord, N.H. p. 70.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 Publication: Operations, Inc. Repository: 1,61157::593357 Book Title: Genealogical record of the Hodges family of New England ending December 31, 1894. Page 132. Entry #77 (Anna Hodges)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Repository: Ancestry Family Tree
  8. 8.0 8.1 Book Title: Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 091 : 1912
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