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Ella Clapp White
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Birth: 1853
Iowa, USA
Death: 1920

m.31 Dec 1872 Polk Co.,IA; in same lot: Alva C. White, Elizabeth White, Ella C. White, W.L.White, Edwin R. Clapp, Edwin B. Clapp, Emily J. Clapp, John Clapp, John W. Clapp, Lucy Clapp, Nellie Clapp

Ella Clapp White and William L. White had a son William L. White Jr. (known as W.L. White), and a daughter named Jennie who are not listed. W.L. White Jr.'s wife Elizabeth is in the family plot. Elizabeth White had a daughter not shown on that entry (my Grandmother) Margaret Jane White.

~Colleen Wight-Janssen Polk 1880
WHITE, W. L.-Was born at Oskaloosa, Iowa, January 18, 1848, where he passed his youth.
At the age of seventeen years he entered the army, enlisting in company D, of the Thirty-third Iowa infantry, in which regiment he served till the close of the war. He participated in the battles of Mobile, Saline River and numerous others. Upon returning from the war he located in Des Moines, where he was first employed as salesman by W. E. Talbott & Co., in which place he remained for four years and a half, when he began business for himself. The success which he has achieved by this business venture is well known to the people of Des Moines and Central Iowa. He is now regarded as one of the most successful boot and shoe dealers in the State. He was married January 31st, 1873, to Miss Ella Clapp. She is the daughter of Mr. E. R. Clapp, and one of the first settlers of Polk county. They have four children named respectively as follows:
Jennie, Adelia, Alvah, William L. 
Family links: 
  Edwin R Clapp (1827 - 1906)
  Emily J Baughton Clapp (1827 - 1869)
  William L White (1845 - 1926)
  Adelia W White Atherton (1876 - 1919)*
  Alvah C White (1878 - 1928)*
  William L. White (1880 - 1944)*
  Helen May Clapp Forster (1851 - 1878)*
  Ella Clapp White (1853 - 1920)
  Edwin B Clapp (1858 - 1863)*
  John W Clapp (1862 - 1886)*
  Bertha Adelia Clapp Harbach (1872 - 1957)**
  Nellie Clapp (1874 - 1877)**
*Calculated relationship
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block: 9 Section: Lot: 00016
Created by: Katie Lou
Record added: Sep 19, 2008
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Ella <i>Clapp</i> White
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Ella <i>Clapp</i> White
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Ella <i>Clapp</i> White
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