Biography of Mrs. Abigail Clapp (w/o Emory)
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Clapp, Mrs. Abigail (Hyde), was born in Hastings in 1833, daughter of Christopher Hyde, a native of Franklin, Conn. His father was Uri, a shoemaker and tanner. Christopher was a shoemaker, and came to Hastings about 1827 and settled on the farm now owned by Mrs. Clapp. He was married three times, first to Love Backus, second to Hannah Gilbert, by whom he had four children, Erepta, Charles. Lucretia, and Roxana. His third wife was Betsey Webb, by whom he had three children: Jedson, Franklin and Abigail. He died in 1847, and his wife in 1869. In 1857 Abigail was married to Emory Clapp, who was born in Onondaga county in 1833. He was a son of Thomas and Almira (Rose) Clapp, and came to Hastings in 1848. He was a farmer and carpenter, and died in 1888. Their children are Edson, Jedsun Fred, Cornie Herbert and Elma. Mrs. Clapp and her son Herbert conduct the farm. She is a member of Central Square Grange.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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