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Solomon Clayton

Solomon Clayton (c. 1685-1739) was born 1685 in Maryland, probably in Queen Anne County. He became a successful landowner who held several political posts in the state.  His granddaughter married the Governor of Maryland 41 years after his death. His … Continue reading

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William Clayton (1682-1728)

William Clayton (1682-1728/9) was born about 1682, probably in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland.  He was the eldest son of Willam Clayton (c. 1655-1721). The identity of his mother is unknown but his stepmother was Joan (?-1730) who was the widow … Continue reading

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