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William Clayton (b. Bef. December 09, 1632, d. 1688)William Clayton (son of William Clayton and Joan Smith) was born Bef. December 09, 1632 in Boxgrove, Sussex, England, and died 1688 in Ashton, Chester County, Pennsylvania.He married Prudence Lanckford on November 07, 1653 in St. Pancras Church, Sussex, England.
Notes for William Clayton:
William was bapt. at Boxgrove 9 Dec 1632.William became a Quaker in England and was harrassed because of his religion.H went on a missionary trip to Ireland in l656.William Clayton came to America on the Kentin August, 1677 as one of the commissioners that William Penn sent out to oversee his interests in NJ; later he moved across the Delaware River to Chester Co. PA, where he served as a justice of the county court, as a member of the govenor's council, and, for a few months in 1684-85, as acting governor of the colony.
More About William Clayton and Prudence Lanckford:
Marriage: November 07, 1653, St. Pancras Church, Sussex, England.
Children of William Clayton and Prudence Lanckford are:
- +Mary Clayton, b. June 29, 1665, Rumbaldsweek, Sussex, England, d. Bef. 1726, Chester County, Pennsylvania.