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 George Washington Clinton

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George Washington Clinton

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 27 Mar 1813 (aged 34)
Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Burial New Hamburg, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 140306696 View Source
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The son of the first governor of New York and Vice President, George Clinton.George Washington Clinton was born on June 6, 1771 in New York, New York to George Washington and Cornelia (Tappen) Clinton. His father served as Vice President of the United States in the Jefferson and Madison Presidencies. Like his father, he followed a life in political circles. George served as a Representative from New York and a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1801. In addition, he served as member of the State assembly in 1804 and 1805. George was elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses "to fill the vacancies caused by the resignation of Samuel L. Mitchell". He was later reelected to the Tenth Congress and served from February 14, 1805, to March 3, 1809. He married Ann Floyd. They were the parents of at least one child - George William. He died on March 27, 1809 in Wappingers Creek, New York.

New York Genealogical Records:

Name: George Clinton
Death Date: abt 1809
Burial Date: 1809
Burial Place: Long Island, Suffolk, New York, United States

US Newspaper Extractions from the North East
Name: George Clinton Jr
Birth Year: abt 1771
Event: Death
Death Date: Abt 1809
Death Place: New York
Age at Death: 38
Newspaper: Columbian Centinel
Publication Date: 23 Sep 1809
Publication Place: Massachusetts, USA
Call Number: 485704



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A very elaborate table tomb.
"George Washington Clinton, son of the first Governor of New York and Vice President, George Clinton; died March 27, 1,813, aged 34 years and 6 months."

Gravesite Details "Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 266-272.


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  • Created by: Deb
  • Added: 21 Dec 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 140306696
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/140306696/george-washington-clinton : accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Clinton (27 Sep 1778–27 Mar 1813), Find a Grave Memorial ID 140306696, citing Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Hamburg, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Deb (contributor 48513945) .