Surname: Clayton

A Genealogy of the Lake Family

A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!

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Biographical Sketch of William Clayton

William Clayton, immigrant ancestor, was born in England. and came from London, England. in the ship “Kent,” with certain commissioners sent out by the proprietors of New Jersey to purchase land from the Indians and...

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Biographical Sketch of William Clayton

William (2), son of William (1) Clayton, was born about 1660, died in Chichester, Pennsylvania, about 1727. He married Elizabeth Bezer, a widow. Children: William, died 1757, married Mary, daughter of Walter Marten, of...

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Biographical Sketch of Edward Clayton

Edward. son of William (2) Clayton, was born in Chichester, Pennsylvania, about 1690, died about 1760. He married, February 25. 1713, Anna, daughter of James Whitaker. He resided at Bradford on the southwest side of the village...

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Biographical Sketch of Joshua Clayton

Joshua. son of Edward Clayton, was born about 1735 near Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was educated in the public schools and learned the trade of millwright. He married, May 16, 1753, Martha, daughter of Aaron and Mary Baker,...

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Biographical Sketch of William Clayton

William (3). son of Joshua (2) Clayton, was born in Pennsylvania, April 6, 1820. He was educated in the public schools and followed farming for an occupation. He came to New Salem, New York, with his parents when he was eighteen...

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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Clayton

Joseph, son of William (3) Clayton, was born at New Salem, Ontario county, New York, May 25, 18J3, and was educated there in the public schools and at a select school of the Friends. He worked on a farm until he was twenty years...

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