William Clayton Tewksbury

Male27 August 1628–22 May 1698

Brief Life History of William Clayton

When William Clayton Tewksbury was born on 27 August 1628, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Harvey, was -2 and his mother, Martha Copp, was -2. He married Sarah Burns in 1670, in St. James Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 May 1698, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69.

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William Clayton Tewksbury
Sarah Burns
Marriage: 1670
Sarah Tewksbury

Sources (7)

  • William Harvey, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • William Harvey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • William Harve, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1670St. James Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (1)


    Age 68

    Historical Boundaries : 1696: Prince George's, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Prince George's, Maryland, United States 1791: Prince George's, Maryland, United States 1801: Prince George's, Maryland, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Dorset and Hampshire): habitational name from Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with the (otherwise unattested) personal name Tēodec + burg ‘fortress’. This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

    Story Highlight

    1662 Will & Testament of William Copp transcription.

    Boston, New England, October 31st, 1662 In the name of God Amen, on the day & year abovesaid. I William Copp of Boston, aforesaid, cordwainer, now sick & ‘overall’ in respect of bodily health, but of …

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