Second Generation

6. Uriah2 Clapp (George1)(585) was born in Springfield, Whitley Co, IN December 12, 1842. Uriah died May 2, 1938 in Manson, Chelan Co, Washington, at 95 years of age. from Chelan Valley Mirror, Chelan, Washington: Uriah S. Clapp, 95, one of two remaining Civil War veterans in Clelan County, died yesterday evening at the home of his son, George, in Manson. He was born in Springfield, Indiana, Oct 12, 1842 and enlisted with the federal side in the war between the states on January 4, 1864. He fought under Sherman and Thomas. Two years after the war he married Mary Matilda Godown in Iowa. She died in 1906. In 1894 Clapp joined the race for a homestead in the Cherokee strip of Oklahoma. In 1933 he came to Manson to live with his son George, who, with several grandchildren and great grandchildren is the only survivor. The remains will be taken to Alvn, Oklahoma, to be buried beside his wife. Burial at Alva Municipal Cemetery, Alva, Woods Co, Oklahoma

He married Mary Matilda Godown in VanBuren Co, Iowa, October 22, 1867. Iowa County marriages has the marriage date as Oct 23, 1867 as found on Family Search

Mary was born Franklin Co, Ohio June 28, 1847. Mary(586) was the daughter of Mark Oscar Godown and Mahala Hurlburt. Mary died December 28, 1906 in Woods Co, Oklahoma, at 59 years of age. Burial at Alva Municipal Cemetery, Alva, Woods Co, Oklahoma Uriah was one of thirteen children.

Uriah and Mary also had 5 children

In the 1870 census Vernon Twp, VanBuren Co, IA page 377, Uriah Clapp (age 28) is recorded with Mary (age 23) and F.J. (age 1). Uriah is noted as a laborer born in Indiana.

In the 1880 census Gypsum Creek, McPherson Co, KS page 441C, Uriah (age 38) is living with his wife Mary (age 32), Frank (age 11), Minnie (age 9) and George (age 7). Uriah has the occupation of farmer and was born in Indiana. His father was born in North Carolina and mother in PA.

In the 1900 census Fritzlen Township, Woods County, Oklahoma page 171, Uriah (age 57) is recorded with his wife Mary (age 51). They have been married for 33 years and have had 12 children and noted as only 2 are living at the time of the census. Uriah is a farmer and they live next door to their son George and family.

In the 1910 census Los Angeles CA page 39, a Uriah Clapp (age 67) is recorded as a boarder with Alfred Wilkite (age 54). Uriah is a widower born in Indiana.

In the 1920 census Lyme Street, Alva, Woods Co OK, page 20, Uriah (age 77) is recorded in what looks to be a group home. He is noted as widowed.

Uriah Clapp and Mary Matilda Godown had the following children:

child 12 i. Frank J3 Clapp(587) was born in VanBuren Co, Iowa November 1, 1867. The 1880 census has his age as 11 so his birth year would be 1888/1889 Frank died January 27, 1895 in Alva, Woods Co, OK, at 27 years of age. Buried at Alva Municipal Cemetary Block 8, Lot 27

child 13 ii. Minnie Elma Clapp was born in VanBuren Co, Iowa July 20, 1870. Minnie died November 6, 1929 in Alva, Woods Co, OK, at 59 years of age. She married Bryan Coleman Smithson in Greensburg, KS, October 19, 1886. Bryan was born in San Antonio, TX December 31, 1862. Bryan died December 31, 1951 in Alva, Woods Co, OK, at 89 years of age. (See Bryan Coleman Smithson for the continuation of this line.)

child + 14 iii. George Mark Clapp was born December 19, 1872.

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