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Matthew Clarkson
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1732
Death: Sep., 1772
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

"...had been a senior memeber of the firm of Clarkson and Sebring, in Dock street, and had not been successful in business. Upon his death, [the Flatbush residence] was to be offered in turn to his remaining brothers, David and Levinus, for 700 [pounds]. If neither was willing to purchase it at this price, it was to be sold to the highest bidder.

"Friday last died Mr. Matthew Clarkson, of Flatbush, on Long Island, formerly a merchant of this city, a gentleman eminent for many good qualities. He is missed as a kind and affectionate husband, a tender parent, sincere friend, humane and generous benefactor and an useful member of society. In short those who esteem virtue and reagard true merit, must sincerely regret the loss of him, as one who exhibited to the world a laudable example of these striking qualifications. ‘Laus illi debedtur et a me Gratia major.' Hor."

Husband of Elizabeth De Peyster
Father of: David, Abraham, Margaret, Matthew & Bernard.
Family links: 
  David Clarkson (1694 - 1751)
  Ann Margaret Freeman Clarkson (1706 - 1759)
  Freeman Clarkson (1724 - 1770)*
  David Clarkson (1726 - 1782)*
  Matthew Clarkson (1732 - 1772)
  Levinus Clarkson (1740 - 1798)*
*Calculated relationship
Flatbush Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
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Record added: Jan 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47200742
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