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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for William Claypool, who resided at Cyclone, West Virginia:

Was born in Greenbrier county Feb. 28, 1832; having removed to Logan county, W.Va., he there married Amanda Buchanan Nov. 22, 1874. Of this union have been born: John, March 22, 1876; Mary, Feb. 20, 1879; George R., Sept. 24, 1882; Roscoe, June 17, 1888; they all live with their parents at their beautiful home situated on Huff’s creek, Logan county. Their father is a good citizen, honored and respected by all who know him. John Claypool, father of the subject of this sketch, was born in Tazewell county, Va., Jan. 12, 1798, and died Feb. 20, 1879, in Logan county; they left five children: William, George, Elizabeth, Levi, and Robert, all of whom are now living. Mr. William Claypool’s post office is Cyclone, Logan county, W.Va.

Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 824.

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