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Jane Claypool (Byrd)

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Rockingham Co., VA
Death: October 9, 1788 (87)
Lost City, Hardy County, West Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Lost City, Hardy County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of James Claypool, V
Mother of (Twin) James Claypool, VI; (Twin) William Claypoole; Col. John Claypool, I; Joseph Claypool, I; Mary Denton and 3 others

Managed by: Charles Roland Nixon
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About Jane Claypool

Jane Byrd Claypool of Rockingham, VA is probably ~not~ a daughter of John Byrd of Surry VA and Chowan NC. There is no Jane listed in the will of John Byrd (although there is a reference to an unborn child). She is probably from the Byrd family of Rockingham, VA (unrelated to these Byrds).

Photo credit: Wayne L. Osbourne at Find A Grave

Inscription: JANE CLAYPOOL DECEAS•D JUNE 2 1768 The above is from the original marker. The replacement marker mistakenly reads 1788.


Surname Bird is widely accepted, but not documented:


Possible relative, Ingeborg Bird Ruddle:

Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Vol. 2 - LAND ENTRY BOOK NO. 1. - 1749, October 23d--James Claypool, 200 (acres), on Cedar Branch, joining Wm. Picken's survey.

Page 207.--3d May, 1754. Cornelius Ruddle and Ingabo [INGEBORG BIRD], his wife, to JAMES CLAYPOOL. On Beach's Creek patented to Wm. Rutledge 20th August, 1754, and conveyed by Rutledge to Ruddle, 237 acres. Cornelius Ruddle, Ingebo Ruddle. (Note: records below show that this land was on a branch of Brock's Creek, a tributary of the North Branch of the Shenandoah River).

Ingabo Allen Ruddell


Possible connection to Andrew Bird:

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Jane Claypool's Timeline

February 14, 1701
Rockingham Co., VA
December 1, 1730
Age 29
December 1, 1730
Age 29
Rockingham, VA
September 26, 1733
Age 32
Cedar Branch, Rockingham, Virginia, USA
January 10, 1735
Age 33
Rockingham County, Virginia, United States
Age 35
Cedar Branch,Rockingham,Va
Age 37
Rockingham County, Virginia, United States
March 31, 1747
Age 46
Lost River, VA
February 25, 1751
Age 50
Hardy County, Virginia, United States