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Mary Dewitt Clinton
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1737
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1795
New York, USA

Mary (Dewitt) Clinton was born 5 September 1737 in New York. She married Rev. War General James Clinton who was the brother of VP George Clinton. They were the parents of Alexander, Charles, Dewitt - first New York Governor, George, Mary, Elizabeth, and Katherine. After the Rev. War, they lived on their farm in Little Britain. Mary died on 12 September 1795 at the age of 58 years.

According to University of Tennessee Biography:

JAMES CLINTON, known as General James, married first, Mary DeWitt, of Deerpark, and second, Mrs. Mary (Little) Gray, widow of ______ Gray, an immigrant from Ireland. By his first wife he had:

I. ALEXANDER, who though but a lad at the time, was a lieutenant in Colonel Lamb's Regiment of Artillery in the Revolutionary War, and served until its close. He was drowned in the Hudson River in his 22nd year. He was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati.

II. CHARLES, married Elizabeth Mulliner. He had three children - Mary De Witt, who married Captain Robert Gourley; Alexander, who married Adeline A. Hamilton; Ann Eliza, who married James Foster, Jr.

III. DE WITT, Governor of the State of New York, also Mayor of the City of New York. He first married Maria Franklin; second Catharine Jones. By his first wife he had ten children. Four of them died young. The others were: Charles Alexander, married Catharine Hone; James Henry, died at sea; George William, married Laura C. Spencer; Mary married David S. Jones, Franklin, died unmarried; Julia, died unmarried.

IV. GEORGE, married Hannah Franklin, sister to Maria, wife of his brother De Witt. They had three children - Mary Caroline, married Henry Overing; Franklin died young; Julia Matilda, married, first George C. Tallmadge; second James Foster, Jr.

V. MARY, married first, Robert Burrage Norton; second Judge Ambrose Spencer. She had two children by her first husband - Clinton, married Sally Pearsall; Mary, married Alexander C. Spencer. No issue by second.

VI. ELIZABETH, married Lieutenant William Stuart of the Revolutionary Army, and a member of the Society of the Cincinnati. They had seven children.

VII. KATHARINE, married first Samuel Lake Norton, brother to her sister Mary's husband. No issue. Second, Judge Ambrose Spencer, her sister's widower.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  James Clinton (1733 - 1812)*
 
 Children:
  DeWitt Clinton (1769 - 1828)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery Association
New Windsor
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Possibly buried here ?
 
Maintained by: Pam
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Oct 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43327893
Mary <i>Dewitt</i> Clinton
Added by: Jay Campbell1953
 
Mary <i>Dewitt</i> Clinton
Added by: Jay Campbell1953
 
Mary <i>Dewitt</i> Clinton
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- Pam
 Added: Jan. 27, 2014

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