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CLINTON FAMILY

Ancestors of Charles Clinton

Children of Charles Clinton

  1. Catherine Clinton ("sick of the measles" on the George and Ann); she appears to have survived the journey, marrying James McClaughry 22 June 1749--no issue
  2. James Clinton ("sick of the measles", died on the George and Ann)
  3. Mary Clinton (died on the George and Ann)
  4. Dr. Alexander Clinton, b. 28 April 1732, d. 11 March 1758, m. Mary Kane--no issue
  5. Dr. Charles Clinton, b. 20 July 1734--no issue
  6. James Clinton, b. 9 August 1736, d. 22 December 1812, m:
    (1) Mary (Maria) De Witt (her ancestors are outlined in "Family History of Southern New York, Vol. II, Southern New York Family Histories, pg. 347, Genealogy Library, genealogy.com)
    (2) Mary (Little) Gray, widow of Alexander Gray
    Children with Maria De Witt: Children with Mary Little:

    7.  George Clinton (b. 26 July 1739, d. 20 April 1812) m. Cornelia Tappen 7 February 1770. He was one of only two men to hold the office of Vice President under two different presidents (the other was John C. Calhoun). He replaced Aaron Burr in 1805, and he died in office.

    George Clinton
    Children:

DENNISTON FAMILY

Alexander Denniston (b. abt. 1670, Ireland or Scotland, d. 15 August 1723, Co. Longford, Ireland) m. Catherine Montgomery
Children:

  1. Elizabeth Denniston (b. 1704, Ireland or Scotland, d. 25 December 1779) m. Charles Clinton (see above)
  2. Alexander Denniston (b. abt 1700, Ireland or Scotland, d. abt 1775 in NY) Came over on the George and Ann with the Clintons, m:
    (1) Elizabeth Beatty--who died shortly after reaching Cape Cod.
    (2) Francis Little
    Children:
  3. Unknown Denniston
    Children:

Sources:

Kittredge, Henry. Cape Cod, It's People And Their History. Cambridge, The Riverside Press, 1930. Pg. 212-214 More information

Journal of the voyage of Charles Clinton from Ireland to America, 1729

Irish Identity

Hans Denniston's Grandson: Biography

Genealogy Library, genealogy.com: Family History of New York, Vol. II, Southern New York Family Histories, pg. 543-548

Genealogy Library, genealogy.com Family History of New York, Vol. III, New York Family Histories, pg. 180-182

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