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Claypool History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestors of the Claypool surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in Claypole, a parish in the county of Lincolnshire, near Newark.

Early Origins of the Claypool family


The surname Claypool was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Claypool family


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Another 68 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1654, 1655, 1625, 1688, 1645, 1660, 1629 and 1658 are included under the topic Early Claypool History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Claypool Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Claypool include Claypool, Claypoll, Claypole, Claypoole, Claypol and others.

Early Notables of the Claypool family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include John Claypole, an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654, High Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1655, supporter of the Parliamentary cause in the English Civil War; his son John Claypole (1625-1688), created Lord Cleypole by Oliver Cromwell, English an...
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Migration of the Claypool family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Edward Claypole who settled in Barbados with his daughter Abigail in 1679; James Claypoole, his wife Helena, and seven children and five servants, settled in Pennsylvania in 1683.

Contemporary Notables of the name Claypool (post 1700)


  • Wesley Claypool, American politician, Delegate to Ohio State Constitutional Convention from Ross County, 1850-51 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Solomon Claypool, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1889 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Newton Claypool (1795-1864), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1825-28, 1842-43, 1844-45; Member of Indiana State Senate, 1828-31, 1836-37 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jefferson Helm Claypool (1856-1919), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1889-91 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Horatio Clifford Claypool (1859-1921), American Democrat politician, Probate judge in Ohio, 1905; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1911-15, 1917-19 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harry Claypool, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 21st District, 1964 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harold Kile Claypool (1886-1958), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1937-43 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Garrett S. Claypool, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924, 1944, 1948 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benjamin Franklin Claypool (1825-1888), American Republican politician, Member of Indiana State Senate, 1861-63; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1864, 1868; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Abraham Claypool, American politician, Member of Ohio State Senate, 1803-05, 1806-08 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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