Person:William Claypool (1)

William Claypool
b.1 DEC 1730
m. 1729
  1. William Claypool1730 - Bef 1758
  2. James Claypool, Jr.1730 - 1811
  3. George Claypoole
  4. Jesse Claypoole
  5. John Claypool1733 - 1823
  6. Joseph Claypool1735 - 1790
  7. Mary ClaypooleAbt 1737 - 1814
  8. Elizabeth ClaypoolAbt 1739 - Bef 1805
  9. Sarah Claypoole
m. 20 MAY 1750
  1. Jane Claypool1754 -
Facts and Events
Name William Claypool
Alt Name William Claypoole
Gender Male
Birth? 1 DEC 1730
Marriage 20 MAY 1750 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Martha 'Mary' Dunbar
Death? Bef. 16 MAR 1758 Killed by Indians in Augusta County, Virginia

William Claypool was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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William Claypool Killed by Indians in 1758

William Claypool is included in the list from Chalkley's of Indian Attacks of 1755-1759 in Augusta County of settlers killed by "the enemy" (most likely Shawnee Indians being spurred on by the French) in Augusta County.

Estate Records of William Claypool

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 233---16th March, 1758. Martha Claypole's bond (with Daniel Harrison) as administratrix of William Claypole.
  • Page 79.--19th August, 1761. Mary Jackson's (late Mary Claypole) settlement of estate of William Claypole recorded--To Jno. Wright, Francis McBride, Jno. Dunbar, Jno. and Jos. Claypole, Mr. Johns, Evan Thomas. Sale bill, viz: To Robert Williams, Jersmons Peir, Arthur Trader, Moses Samples, John Douglass, Jno. Arshers, James Cohoon, Dennis Henry, Wm. Cimsey, Andw. Sedusky, Rees Thomas, Henry Harvey. (Note: apparently Mary, wife of William Claypool married John Jackson after the death of William Claypool).
  • Page 241.--19th August, 1761. Daniel Harrison's bond (with John Trimble), as guardian (appointed) to Jane Claypole, orphan of Wm. Claypole.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1761. - (61) Danl. Harrison appd. and quald. guardian to Jane Claypole, infant orphan of Wm. Claypole.
  • Page 95.--17th March, 1768. John Jackson's (mark) bond (with Isaac Robinson) as guardian to Jane Claypole, orphan of Wm. Claypole.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 17, 1768. - (507) John Jackson appointed guardian to Jane Claypole, orphan of William Claypole.
  • Page 7.--19th August, 1772. John Gratton's bond (with John Dunbarr) as guardian to Jane Claypole, orphan of Wm. Claypole.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1772. - (404) Jane Claypole, aged 18, orphan of William Claypole, chose John Gratton guardian.

Records of William Claypool in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - 1750 - Petition of Rees Thomas to build a mill on his place on Brook's Creek. (Signed) James Reed, James Claypole, Jonathon Dugles, Martin Shoomacer, William Smith, Francis Green, William Cleypole, John Miller, Charles Daily, Jacob Gem, Robert Williams, James Cleypole, Jr., Adam Reder, George Bowman.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 20, 1752. - (247) Petition of inhabitants of Linvil's Creek. These persons to clear a road from Brock's Creek to Francis Hughes's, thence to the main road leading to Fredericksburg: Jonathan Duglass, Wm. Smith, John Miller, James Claypole, Wm. Claypole, Ro. Williams, Rees Thomas.
  • Page 118.--20th June, 1755. Vendue of James Hambleton, by Daniel LoveIn the Gap of the North Mountain upon Shanandoah. To Henry Abrams, James and Isaac Johnston, Wm. Claypole, John Dunbar.