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Notes for John Clayton and Mary Wood

1679 John, son of John Clayton and Alice Myres, was born on November 1, in Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey. [1]

1706 On 6 June, John Clayton and Mary Wood made their second declaration of intention to marry, as recorded in the Chesterfield, Burlington County, monthly meeting minutes. [2][3] Marriage accomplished with consent of parents. 4th day, 5th month, 1706. [4][5][6]

1706 John Black and Sarah Rockhill were married on December 4, at Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey. Witnessed by John and Mary Cleaton and others. [7]

1716 A court record named Mary Claton, administratrix of her late husband John Clayton, deceased, Chesterfield, County of Burlington, ye 3d of ye 10th Month, 1716 [December 3, 1716]. [8]


[1] Clayton, Brown & Lawrence family members, Family Bible of John and Alice (Myres) Clayton (1600-1700), [Rootsweb].

[2] Lewis D. Cook, "Marriage Intentions, 1685-1730, Burlington County, New Jersey," National Genealogical Society Quarterly 53 (1965), 129-32, at 130.

[3] "Marriages at Chesterfield, New Jersey, 1685-1730," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 9 (1885), 347-352, at 348, [GoogleBooks].

[4] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 2 (1995), 44.

[5] Milton Rubincam, "William Wood of Burlington County, N. J.," National Genealogical Society Quarterly 59 (1971), 8-11, at 11.

[6] Chesterfield Township Tercentenary Committee, Chesterfield Township Heritage: Burlington County, New Jersey (1964), 23-24, [GoogleBooks].

[7] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724 , 67, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[8] John E. Stillwell, Historical and Genealogical Miscellany, Vol. 2 (1906), 47, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

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