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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Edward Clapp,6 South 43 West

Edward L. Clapp was born June 10, 1870 in Medina County, Ohio to A. L. Clapp and Martha Talbot.
Alvin Rice Clapp was born in 1843, died 1921, Martha born 1848, died 1927.
In 1880 Medina County, Edward is 9, Alvin R. is 37, Martha M. is 31, withCharles B. 3 and a one-monthold brother.
Edward proved up a quarter in 20, 6S 43W in 1894.

There's an Edward L. Clapp in Denver in 1900, a railroad fireman, born June 1869 in Ohio, married three years to Edith S. July 1877 Ohio.
Joy Clapp was born April 27, 1901 in Denver to Edward Levi Clapp and Edith Shank.
In 1910 Denver, Edward L. Clapp is 39, Edith 32, with Joy 8 and June 6. -Edward is an engineer for the railroad.
In 1920, still an engineer in Denver, they have the two daughters.
He's still an engineer in 1930, Joy is a teacher, and June is an X-ray technician.
Edward 1870-1930 # 100960404 and Edith (Shank) Clapp 1877-1964 are buried in Medina County, Ohio.

1930 Greeley "Miss Joy Clapp, who was obliged to resign her position two months ago, due to ill health. Is at her home In Denver. She !s regaining her health, and her many friends hope to see her back In her place next year, as her work in junior high has been most satisfactory."

Joy Clapp in 1949 wrote "A Geography of Colorado."
In 1966 Joy Clapp was in a photo of three people checking the plans for the new physical plant for Everitt Junior High School.
SSDI has Joy, born April 27, 1901, dying October 1976, last residence Jefferson County, Colorado.

In 1954 June Clapp of Denver was on a committee of the Colorado Society of X-Ray Technicians.
Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO) (Tue, 23 Jan 1996) JUNE CLAPP, 92, of Boulder died Jan. 14. Burial was at Crown Hill Cemetery. Miss Clapp was born in Denver on Sept. 13, 1903. She was an x-ray technician.

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