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Matthew Clarkson
Birth: 1733
Death: Oct. 5, 1800

US Continental Congressman. Born in New York City, he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was justice of the court of common pleas, quarter sessions of the peace, and was on the Philadelphia orphans’ court, (1771-72). In 1785, he was elected to the Continental Congress and chose not to serve. He was a member of the board of aldermen in 1789 and Mayor of Philadelphia, (1792-96). He died at age 67 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Mary Clarkson (____ - 1794)
 
 Children:
  Cornelia Clarkson (1755 - 1756)*
 
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Burial:
Christ Church Burial Ground
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 18, 2003
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