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Eleazer Clap

Male - 1676


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  • Name Eleazer Clap 
    Born Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 March 1676  Rehoboth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • "Eleazer lived at Barnstable, and left no family."

      From The Clapp Memorial:
      Eleazer probably never married. He removed to Barnstable, being admitted an inhabitant there between 1660 and 1670. He was killed in that desperate battle with the Narragansett Indians of March 15, 1676. He faught under the command of Captain Michael Pierce, of Scituate. It as a bravely contested and sanguinary battle, and out of 70 whites and friendly Indians, 63 were killed. This fight took place in the town of Rehoboth. The whites and their company killed about three times their number of Indians. [1, 2]
    Person ID I989  Schirado
    Last Modified 23 July 2012 

    Father Dea. Thomas Clap,   b. 1597, Dorchester, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 April 1684, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Family ID F3209  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Samuel Deane, (Loring, Boston, 1831).

    2. [S19] Ebenezer Clapp, (Boston, Clapp & Son, 1876.).


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