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CLINTON/DENNISTON--Page 3

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CLINTON FAMILY

Ancestors of Charles Clinton

Children of Charles Clinton

  1. Catherine Clinton ("sick of the measles" on the George and Ann); she appears to have survived the journey, marrying James McClaughry 22 June 1749--no issue
  2. James Clinton ("sick of the measles", died on the George and Ann)
  3. Mary Clinton (died on the George and Ann)
  4. Dr. Alexander Clinton, b. 28 April 1732, d. 11 March 1758, m. Mary Kane--no issue
  5. Dr. Charles Clinton, b. 20 July 1734--no issue
  6. James Clinton, b. 9 August 1736, d. 22 December 1812, m:
    (1) Mary (Maria) De Witt (her ancestors are outlined in "Family History of Southern New York, Vol. II, Southern New York Family Histories, pg. 347, Genealogy Library, genealogy.com)
    (2) Mary (Little) Gray, widow of Alexander Gray
    Children with Maria De Witt:
    • Alexander Clinton (b. 1765, d. 1787--drowned in the Hudson River)
    • Charles Clinton (b. 18 February 1767, d. 20 April 1829) m. 1790 Elizabeth Mulliner--he was a lawyer
    • De Witt Clinton (b. 2 March 1769, d. 11 February 1828, m. Maria Franklin 10 February 1796--Mayor of New York City, Governor of New York State, U.S. Senator
    • George Clinton (b. 6 July 1771, d. 16 September 1809) m. Hannah Franilin (Maria's sister)
    • Mary Clinton (b. 20 July 1773, d. 4 September 1808) m. (1) Robert Norton 1795
      (2) Ambrose Spencer (Judge) 1797--no issue
    • Elizabeth Clinton (b. 15 January 1776, d. 27 August 1832), m. William Stuart 1803. Source says they had seven children.
    • Katherine Clinton (b 24 September 1778, d. 20 August 1837) m. (1) Samuel Lake Norton (Elizabeth Clinton and her sister Mary married brothers)--no issue (2) Ambrose Spencer (Judge) (her sister Mary's widower)
    Children with Mary Little:
    • James Clinton (died young)
    • Caroline Clinton (b. 27 March 1800, d. 21 May 1864) m. Judge Charles Dewey 1824
    • Emma Clinton (b. February 1802, d. 6 July 1823)
    • James Graham Clinton (b. 2 January 1804, d. 28 May 1849) m. Margaret Conger 27 December 1826
    • Letitia Clinton (b. 12 April 1806, d. 23 April 1842) m. Dr. Francis Bolton
    • Anna Clinton (b. 26 July 1809, d. 11 December 1833) m. Lt. Edward Ross (US Army)

    7.  George Clinton (b. 26 July 1739, d. 20 April 1812) m. Cornelia Tappen 7 February 1770. He was one of only two men to hold the office of Vice President under two different presidents (the other was John C. Calhoun). He replaced Aaron Burr in 1805, and he died in office.

    George Clinton
    Children:
    • Catherine Clinton (b 5 November 1770, d. 10 January 1811) m. (1) John Taylor 1791 (2) Pierre Van Cortlandt
    • Cornelia Tappen Clinton (b. 29 June 1774, d. 28 March 1810) m. Edward Charles Genet (French Ambassador to the United States)
    • George Washington Clinton (b. 18 October 1778, d. 27 March 1813) m. Anna Floyd (daughter of William Floyd, a signer of the Declaration of Independence)
    • Elizabeth Clinton (b. 10 July 1780, d. 1825) m. Matthias Tallmadge
    • Martha Washington Clinton (b. 12 October 1783, d. 1795)
    • Maria Clinton (b. 6 October 1785, d. 17 April 1729) m. Dr. Stephen Beekman

DENNISTON FAMILY

Alexander Denniston (b. abt. 1670, Ireland or Scotland, d. 15 August 1723, Co. Longford, Ireland) m. Catherine Montgomery
Children:

  1. Elizabeth Denniston (b. 1704, Ireland or Scotland, d. 25 December 1779) m. Charles Clinton (see above)
  2. Alexander Denniston (b. abt 1700, Ireland or Scotland, d. abt 1775 in NY) Came over on the George and Ann with the Clintons, m:
    (1) Elizabeth Beatty--who died shortly after reaching Cape Cod.
    (2) Francis Little
    Children:
    • James Denniston
    • George Denniston (d. 1804)
    • Alexander Denniston (b. 1740, d. 15 September 1817)
    • William Denniston (b. 1741, d. 2 September 1823)
    • John Denniston (b. 16 December 1750, d. 7 January 1836)
    • Catherine Denniston
    • Charles Denniston (d. 1808)
  3. Unknown Denniston
    Children:
    • Alexander Denniston (b. 19 September 1766, Ireland, d. 4 April 1846, Bethel, Sullivan Co., NY) m. Maria Parker 25 Jun 1814. She was born in NY and died in Ireland 9 Feb 1830. Alexander, Maria and family went back to Ireland, she died there, and he returned to New York.
      Children: (Gendex listing)
      • Anne Denniston
      • John Alexander Denniston
      • Hans Pebles Denniston
      • George Bond Denniston
      • Benjamin Denniston
      • William Fleming Denniston
      • Harriet Denniston
    • Hans Denniston (b. 9 July 1769, Ireland, d. 16 June 1837, New York) m. Unknown:
      • Unknown Denniston, m. George Powell
        • Dr. Hans Powell

Sources:

Kittredge, Henry. Cape Cod, It's People And Their History. Cambridge, The Riverside Press, 1930. Pg. 212-214 More information

Journal of the voyage of Charles Clinton from Ireland to America, 1729

Irish Identity

Hans Denniston's Grandson: Biography

Genealogy Library, genealogy.com: Family History of New York, Vol. II, Southern New York Family Histories, pg. 543-548

Genealogy Library, genealogy.com Family History of New York, Vol. III, New York Family Histories, pg. 180-182

Gendex