Nicholas Clapp

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Nicholas Clapp, son of Richard Clapp and Christian (…), was born at Sidbury, England, about 1580.1 He died before 14 March 1632,1 when he was buried at Venn Ottery, Devon, England.1

Nicholas married Elizabeth (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 1603.1

Living in Sidbury, married and with children in 1608 and probably still there in 1622. Removed to Venn Ottery before Mar 1631 with his son Richard who married there in 1633 and who apparently always resided in that parish. The only record of Nicholas are the register records of his burial and that of his wife.

Will dated "xij daye of Marche Ao Dmi 1631" and proved in Arch. Exeter, 29 Mar 1632. Inventory dtd 26 Mar 1632, 176-00-00, exhibited 29 Mar 1631 (?2). Daughter Prudence is not mentioned in the will; she was probably married and already received her portion.1


Elizabeth (…) b. say 1580, d. bef. 24 Mar 1632
  • Richard Clapp1 b. say 1605, d. bt 1675 - 1682
  • Prudence Clapp1 b. abt. 1606, d. bef. 1655
  • Thomas Clapp+1 b. abt. 1608, d. 20 Apr 1684
  • Radigone Clapp1 b. 7 May 1609, d. 10 Dec 1645
  • Jane Clapp1 b. say 1610, d. bef. 1655
  • Nicholas Clapp1 b. abt. 1612, d. 24 Nov 1679
  • Barbara Clapp1 b. say 1614, d. 15 Apr 1655
  • John Clapp1 b. say 1616, d. Jul 1655
  • Ambrose Clapp1 b. say 1618, d. aft. 1655
This person was last edited on20 Sep 2017


  1. [S85] Mary Lovering Holman, The Scott Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Harriett Grace Scott, 1919), 224-234, further cited as Holman, Scott Genealogy.