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Claypoole History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Anglo-Saxon name Claypoole comes from when the family resided in Claypole, a parish in the county of Lincolnshire, near Newark.

Early Origins of the Claypoole family


The surname Claypoole 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 Claypoole family


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Claypoole Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Claypoole has been recorded under many different variations, including Claypool, Claypoll, Claypole, Claypoole, Claypol and others.

Early Notables of the Claypoole 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 Claypoole family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Claypoole or a variant listed above:

Claypoole Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Norton Claypoole, who arrived in New York in 1679
  • James Claypoole, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Claypoole, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Claypoole, his wife Helena, and seven children and five servants, settled in Pennsylvania in 1683

Contemporary Notables of the name Claypoole (post 1700)


  • William H. Claypoole (1907-1981), American politician, Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Alice Claypoole Gwynne Vanderbilt (1845-1934), American wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt II
  • Anna Claypoole Peale (1791-1878), American miniature painter, daughter of J. Peale

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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