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David Wayne Claypool
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1834
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1899
Crook County
Oregon, USA

Parents: David Claypool and Nancy Rooker Claypool; w-Louisa Elkins Claypool, children: Luther David, Clara A., Libbie E., Addie Philotheta, and Chester Wayne Claypool.


Obituary:
Feb. 6, 1899; Oregonian, p 3
Prineville, Or., Feb. 5

David Wayne Claypool, one of the earliest settlers of Crook county, and an Oregon pioneer, died of heart failure at his home, 12 east of this city, January 30. Mr. Claypool was born in Hendricks county, Indiana, October 8, 1834, and was the oldest son of David and Nancy Claypool. In 1839, with his parents, he moved to Missouri, and in 1846 the family came to Oregon, locating in Linn county. He enlisted as a volunteer in 1856, in a company commanded by Captain John Settle, and served in the Yakima Indian war. He was married in Linn county, October 8, 1857, to Louisa Elkins, a daughter of the late Luther Elkins. In 1887 he moved with his family to what is now Crook county, and was the first settler in the Ochoco valley. His wife died August 16, 1892, at Eureka Springs, Ark., where they were residing temporarily for the benefit of her health. He leaves two brothers and two sisters, Samuel R. Claypool, of Lebanon, Or.; John H. Claypool, of Prineville, Or.; Polly J. Persell, of Weston, Or., and Martha M. Parker, of Portland. He was the father of five children, three of whom are now living. Those living are Luther and Chester Claypool, of Prineville, and Libbie E. Motley, of Washington 
 
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 Parents:
  David Claypool (1797 - 1857)
  Nancy Rooker Claypool (1802 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa Elkins Claypool (1835 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Luther David Claypool (1858 - 1932)*
  Clara Ann Claypool Lister (1860 - 1888)*
  Libbie Eliza Claypool. Motley (1864 - 1942)*
  Addie Philotheta Claypool Newman (1866 - 1896)*
  Chester Wayne Claypool (1874 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sallie A Claypool Howell (1825 - 1889)*
  William Strange Claypool (1827 - 1889)*
  Eliza Dunbar Claypool Wheeler (1830 - 1896)*
  David Wayne Claypool (1834 - 1899)
  Samuel Rooker Claypool (1836 - 1908)*
  John Hay Claypool (1838 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth C. Claypool (1840 - 1862)*
  Martha M Claypool Parker (1845 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mill Creek Cemetery
Crook County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Pam R.
Record added: Aug 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29127325
David Wayne Claypool
Added by: Carrie and Allen
 
David Wayne Claypool
Added by: Pam R.
 
David Wayne Claypool
Added by: Carrie and Allen
 
 
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- Diane Dodge
 Added: Jul. 14, 2010

- sr/ks
 Added: Feb. 3, 2009
Your name reminds me of someone who used to be a big part of my life. Thank you for the reminder. Rest in peace.
- Jo Frey
 Added: Nov. 7, 2008
 
 
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