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Abraham George Claypoole, Sr.

Also Known As: "Claypool"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: Died in Philadelphia, PA, USA
Place of Burial: Saint Stephens Episcopal Churchyard PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia CountyPennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Claypoole Sr and Mary Claypoole
Husband of Elizabeth Popplewell Claypoole; Elizabeth Claypoole and Elizabeth Claypoole
Father of James Thompson Claypoole; Alice Ann Gwynne and Sarah Lewis
Brother of Elizabeth Matlack; Mary Claypoole Chambers; Lieut. David Chambers Claypoole; Temperance Claypoole; Septimus Claypoole and 5 others
Half brother of James Claypoole, Jr.; Joseph Claypoole; Mary Claypoole; James Claypoole, II and James Claypool, Jr.

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About Capt. Abraham George Claypoole, Sr.

"1766 - Enrolments at the University of Pennsylvania, Academy and College. List of Scholars Entered at the Academy and College up to and including the year 1769… 1766 - Claypoole, Abraham (George). Claypoole, David. Enrolled by James Claypoole." Reference: A History of the University of Pennsylvania: From its Foundation to A.D. 1770 (1900) Montgomery, Thomas Harrison. George W. Jacobs & Co., 103-105 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, USA.

Military Record: Date Rank Unit Military Action 1776: Ensign Pennsylvania Associators 1 Feb 1777: Captain Lieutenant Patton's Additional Continental Regiment. Feb 1777: Captain Lieutenant Patton's Additional Continental Regiment - Ash Swamp (Plainfield), NJ Mar-Nov, 1777: Captain Lieutenant - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment. NJ Campaign. 25 Apr 1777: Captain Lieutenant - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment. Amboy, NJ. 11 Sep 1777: Captain Lieutenant - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment. Brandywine, Pa. 4 Oct 1777: Captain Lieutenant - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment. Germantown, Pa. 2 Nov -10 Dec 1777: Captain Lieutenant - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment.

                                                                                                             Whitemarsh Encampment.                               19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778:    Captain Lieutenant - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment.
                                                                                                       Valley Forge Encampment. 

10 Jun 1778: Captain - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment, Commander, 5th Company. 28 Jun 1778: Captain - Patton's Additional Continental Regiment, Commander, 5th Company. Monmouth. 13 Jan 1779: Captain "New" 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, Commander, 3rd Company. Jul - Oct 1779: Captain "New" 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, Commander, 3rd Company.

                                                                                            Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign.                             13 Aug 1779:      Captain	"New" 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, Commander, 3rd Company. Newtown, NY / Sullivan (I).

29 Aug 1779: Captain "New" 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, Commander, 3rd Company. Newtown, NY / Sullivan (II). Dec 1780 - Jun 1781: Captain - "New" 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, Commander, 3rd Company. Morristown Encampment. 17 Jan 1781: Captain 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment. 1 Jan 1783: Captain 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment. Retired.

See http://pasocietyofthecincinnati.org/CinnWeb/Names/Officer80.html

ROSTER OF OFFICERS in MAJOR GENERAL JOHN SULLIVAN'S EXPEDITION, 1779, ELEVENTH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENT. Adam Hubley, Lieutenant Colonel. Evan Edwards, Major. George Bush, Captain and Paymaster. William Huston, Lieutenant and Adjutant. John Mahon, Lieutenant and Quartermaster. Thomas Wiggins, Surgeon. Lawrence Keene, Captain. Andrew Walker, Captain. Abraham G. Claypoole, Captain. Isaac Sweeny, Captain. Henry Carbury, Captain. Jeremiah Jackson, Captain Lieutenant. Edward Burke, 1st Lieutenant. Septimus Davis, 1st Lieutenant. William McCurdy, 1st Lieutenant. William Lemmon, 1st Lieutenant. James Pettigrew, 1st Lieutenant. Benjamin Street, 1st Lieutenant. Samuel Morrison, 1st Lieutenant. Jacob Weitzel, 2nd Lieutenant. Robert Allison, Ensign. Samuel Reed, Ensign. Henry Burley, Ensign. Francis Thornbury, Ensign. William Huston, Ensign. Source: JOURNALS OF THE MILITARY EXPEDITION OF MAJOR GENERAL JOHN SULLIVAN AGAINST THE SIX NATIONS OF INDIANS IN 1779 WITH RECORDS OF CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS - Prepared Pursuant to Chapter 361, Laws of the State of New York, of 1885. By Frederick Cook, Secretary of State. Auburn, N.Y., Knapp, Peck & Thompson Printers,1887.

Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants Awarded By State Governments "Claypoole, Abraham Pa Captain 12 Oct 1786 500 acres"

Trenton, New Jersey c1787 - "Abraham G. Claypoole’s house and his office as Justice of the Peace was on the northeast corner of King and Second streets. The Post Office was on the corner below, Abraham Hunt being the Deputy Postmaster. The stone building now the Trenton Bank, was the gaol, and Peter Hulick the gaoler."

U.S. MILITARY DISTRICT SURVEY - covers most of central Ohio. Established by Act of Congress of June 1, 1796, to satisfy Congressional resolutions to grant bounty lands to Continental officers and soldiers. The Surveyor General divided the U.S. Military Survey into five districts and made the west boundary of the Seven Ranges a meridian line and south boundary of the reserve a base line. Townships were numbered north from the south boundary and west from the Seven Ranges. Townships 1 through 6 west, were the southeast survey district. The remaining townships in Ranges 1 through 4, and Ranges 7 through 12, were in the south middle district; the remaining townships in Ranges 7 through 12, the north middle district; and all the townships west of Range 12 were the western district.

Land Grant, for Revolutionary War Service: CLAYPOOLE, ABRAHAM G. | 3 | 6 N | 20 W | US MILITARY SURVEY | 300 acres | OHIO | 0 | 1800/05/07. Source: DELAWARE COUNTY, OHIO - Bureau of Land Management Database at http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/delaware/land/dela-a-c.txt

Philadelphia’s City Directories: 1802 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory: Claypoole, Abraham G., merchant, living Little Seventh, Philadelphia.

1803 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory: Claypoole, Abraham G., Little Seventh, Philadelphia.

1804 - CARGO MANIFEST, TRANSCRIPTION OF IMAGE (part only). Report and Manifest of the Cargo laden on board of the Ship Hannah, whereof James Yeardsley is Master, which cargo was taken on board at Kingston, Jam'a, burthen 218 tons, built at Portsmouth in the State of Virginia, and owned by Savage & Dugan Merchant, at Philadelphia as per Register granted at Philadelphia the 2nd day of May 1804 and bound for Philad. Packages & Contents: One Case. By Whom Shipped: James Claypoole. To Whom Consigned: A. G. Claypoole. Place of Consignee’s Residence: Philadelphia. Port of Destination: Philadelphia. PORT ENTRY – Sept 18: A. G. Claypoole – One Keg Cashew nuts. One Keg Pimentos. (Signed) James Yeardsley (Master of the Ship) - Aug 11, 1804.

1805 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory: Claypoole, Abraham G., accomptant, living Little Seventh.

1806 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory: Claypoole, Abram. G., deputy naval officer, Little Seventh.

1808 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory: Claypoole, Abrm. G., late deputy naval officer, 203 S. Fifth.

1809 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory: Claypoole, Abrm, G., accomptant, 203 S. Fifth.

1810 - Robinson's Philadelphia Directory: Claypoole, Abraham G., accomptant, 203 S. Fifth.

1810 US Federal Census. Pennsylvania. Abrhm. G. Claypoole, Cedar Ward, Philadelphia, with eleven household members (including himself, his wife Elizabeth, seven children and 2 servants?)

1817 - Robinson's Directory: Claypoole, Abraham G. living at 123 south Fifth, Philadelphia.

1817/18 - Abraham G. Claypoole & family moved to Chillicothe, Ohio.


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Birth: 1756 Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Feb. 11, 1827 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA

Officer of the Continental Army Captain-Lieutenant of Colonel John Patton's Regiment which served 11 Jan 1777 to 13 Jan 1779. Promoted Captain 10 Jun 1778. Captain of New 11th PA Regiment from Patton's transferred to 3rd PA Regiment 17 Jan 1781. He was one of the original members of the PA branch of the Society of the Cincinnati.

Revolutionary War Pension Service Pennsylvania BLWT414-300 Capt. Issued 3 May 1796 No Papers 9pages pg 2 29 Apr 1935

The record of the only soldier named Abraham Claypole, under any spelling, found in the Revolutionary War records of this office which follows:

The Revolutionary War records of this office show that Warrent No. 414, for three hundred acres of bounty land, was issued May 3 1795 on account of the services of Abraham G. Claypole, as Captain in the Pennsylvania Line, War of the Revolution.

This office has no record of statements made in the application for bounty land, because of the destruction of papers in such early applications when the War Office was burned in 1800, therefore, no further date relative to Abraham G. Claypole. ----------------------------- Lieut David Chambers Claypoole--Mr. Claypoole was married three times: 1st,___; 2ndly,___; 3dly, Sarah___who died April 20, 1848, aged fifty-nine years.

He had thirteen children, and survived his last wife and all his children, dying March 9, 1849, aged ninety-two; is buried in the Rockhill vault, St. Stephen's Church, Philadelphia, with his third wife Sarah, his children George and Mary, and his brother Abraham George Claypoole.

Genealogy of the Claypoole family of Philadelphia 1588-1893 by Rebecca Irwin Graff 1893 pg87

NJ Deaths and Burials 1720-1988 -------------------------------

m [1] 4 Feb 1789 Elizabeth Popplewell Falconer* d 1794 [*So given by the family. The marriage is recorded in the 2nd Presbyterian Church, Philadlephia, and the name there is Elizabeth Popwell Thompson]

They had 3 children: Mary, James Thompson, Eliza Falconer.

m [2] 23 Nov 1795 Elizabeth Steele d Nov 1818 Chillicothe, Ross Co., OH

They had 4 children: Jane Byrne, Alice Ann, Sarah, Abraham George [Jr.] 1803-1827


Family links:

Parents:
 James Claypoole (1721 - 1784)
 Mary Chambers Claypoole (1728 - 1796)

Spouse:
 Elizabeth Popplewell Falconer Claypoole (1765 - 1794)*

Children:
 Sarah Claypoole (____ - 1793)*
 Mary Claypoole Rockhill (1790 - 1873)*

Siblings:
 James Claypoole (1743 - 1822)**
 Mary Claypoole (1746 - 1746)**
 Elizabeth Claypoole Matlack (1751 - ____)*
 Abraham George Claypoole (1756 - 1827)*
 Abraham George Claypoole (1756 - 1827)
 David Chambers Claypoole (1757 - 1849)*
 Temperance Claypoole (1759 - 1815)*
 Septimus Claypoole (1765 - 1798)*
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Note: Rockhill Vault Memorial Created According to Claypoole Gen, Death Records etc.


Burial: Saint Stephens Episcopal Churchyard Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA


Maintained by: Barry Chapman Originally Created by: BluMoKitty Record added: Apr 28, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 109671523 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=109671523 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Birth: 1756 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Feb. 11, 1827 Chillicothe Ross County Ohio, USA


Family links:

Parents:
 James Claypoole (1721 - 1784)
 Mary Chambers Claypoole (1728 - 1796)

Siblings:
 James Claypoole (1743 - 1822)**
 Mary Claypoole (1746 - 1746)**
 Elizabeth Claypoole Matlack (1751 - ____)*
 Abraham George Claypoole (1756 - 1827)
 Abraham George Claypoole (1756 - 1827)*
 David Chambers Claypoole (1757 - 1849)*
 Temperance Claypoole (1759 - 1815)*
 Septimus Claypoole (1765 - 1798)*
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Burial: Saint Stephens Episcopal Churchyard Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA


Created by: J.Klos Record added: Feb 24, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 66092993


Officer of the Continental Army Captain-Lieutenant of Colonel John Patton's Regiment which served 11 Jan 1777 to 13 Jan 1779. Promoted Captain 10 Jun 1778. Captain of New 11th PA Regiment from Patton's transferred to 3rd PA Regiment 17 Jan 1781. He was one of the original members of the PA branch of the Society of the Cincinnati.

from: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=109671523

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Capt. Abraham George Claypoole, Sr.'s Timeline

1755
1755
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1794
March 18, 1794
Age 39
Trenton, New Jersey, USA
1798
December 7, 1798
Age 43
Ross County, Ohio, United States
1801
1801
Age 46
1827
February 11, 1827
Age 72
Philadelphia, PA, USA
February 11, 1827
Age 72
Saint Stephens Episcopal Churchyard PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia CountyPennsylvania, USA