Richard Clatterbuck

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Clatterbuck was born about 1736, in Virginia, United States, his father, Richard Clatterbuck, was 48 and his mother, Alice Guy, was 38. He married Elizabeth Massey on 7 May 1759, in Church, Sussex, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died about 1793, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, at the age of 59.

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Richard Clatterbuck
about 1736–about 1793
Elizabeth Massey
Marriage: 7 May 1759
John Massey Clatterbuck
Reuben Clatterbuck

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    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire): variant of Clutterbuck, possibly a garbled form of an unidentified Dutch name.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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