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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.

Claypool Early Origins



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.

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Claypool Spelling Variations


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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.

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Claypool Early History


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Claypool Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Claypool research. Another 135 words (10 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.

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Claypool Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Claypool Early Notables (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...

Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Claypool Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Claypool (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Claypool (post 1700)



  • Forrest Claypool, American Democratic Party politician, current President of the Chicago Transit Authority
  • Horatio Clifford Claypool (1859-1921), American politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio (1911-1915), father of Harold Kile Claypool
  • Harold Kile Claypool (1886-1958), American politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio (1937-1943), son of Horatio Clifford Claypool
  • Ralph LeClair Claypool (1898-1969), professional American football offensive lineman
  • Philip Claypool, American country music artist
  • Harry Claypool, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 21st District, 1964
  • Harold Kile Claypool (1886-1958), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1937-43
  • Garrett S. Claypool, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924, 1944, 1948
  • 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
  • Abraham Claypool, American politician, Member of Ohio State Senate, 1803-05, 1806-08
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    11. ...

    The Claypool Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Claypool Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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