Melissa B Clapp1

ID#  2185, (c 1820-1892)
Granddaughter of Samson Striker
2nd great-grandaunt of Faye Louise Doyle
Descendants of Samson Striker
     Melissa B Clapp was born about 1820 in New York.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Hiram Clapp and Rhoda Striker.1 She married first Dr John Keogh on 22 May 1843 in Prince Edward County, Ontario.1,5,6 She married second Dr Luther Ross about 1850.1 She died on 13 June 1892.1

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1870Davenport, Scott County, IowaDr Luther Ross2
1880Americus, Lyon County, KansasDr Luther Ross3
Last Edited=23 Sep 2011

Child of Melissa B Clapp and Dr John Keogh

Children of Melissa B Clapp and Dr Luther Ross


  1. [S542] Barbara Hill, database report, 10 Jul 2003, Berkeley, California. FTM report "Descendants of Elias CLAPP."
  2. [S1066] Luther Ross, 1870 U.S. Census, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, Ancestry,
  3. [S1067] Luther Ross, 1880 U.S. Census, Americus, Lyon County, Kansas, Ancestry,
  4. [S1234] Luther Ross household, 1900 U.S. Census, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, Ancestry,
  5. [S348] Bill Martin, online database, "Prince Edward District Methodist Marriages 1833-1847" ( : accessed 2007).
  6. [S1063] Melissa Clapp & John Keogh, Marriage Registration unknown number (1843), Ancestry,