Clapsaddle, Fred

Frederick Clapsaddle

Frederick Clapsaddle, farmer, section 24, Paw Paw Township [DeKalb Co., IL.], postoffice, Leland, La Salle County, Ill., has 175 1/2 acres, a portion of which lies in Victor Township, and 2.5 acres in Ross Grove.  He was born in Frankfort, Herkimer Co., N. Y., April 11, 1827, a son of George A. and Nancy (Bellinger) Clapsaddle, was brought up a farmer, came to Paw Paw in the spring of 1851, settled on his present farm, and has made this his home continually since.  Was married in Frankfort, Will Co., Ill., Nov. 10, 1853 to Marenda Hare, a daughter of Nicholas and Mare (Rice) Hare.  She was born in Houghton, Canada, Nov. 6, 1836 and came to Ohio [, IL?] with her parents in 1849.  Their children were:  Dan, born March 29, 1855; Myron H., Oct. 30, 1859, lives in Iowa; Omer, born Dec. 3, 1861; Harry B., June 26, 1869; Hattie M., Sept 23, 1871; Andrew F., March 12, 1874; Neva M., June 28, 1879.  Dan married Mrs. Ida Everson and lives in East Paw Paw, Lee County; Omer married Mary C. Cox and lives in Paw Paw Township.


In politics Mr. C is Democratic.  [Portrait and  Biographical  Album  of De Kalb County,  Illinois, Chapman Brothers (Chicago), 1885, p.610.)

Submitted by Terry Todd