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John Marshall Clemens

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Re: John Marshall Clemens

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 11:18AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Clemens
Barbara,
According to the 1939 article by Claude A. Thompson on the New London Museum website www.newlondonmuseum.org page28:

Samuel Clemens and Pamela Goggin were married in Bedford County on Oct 23,1797. They lived in Campbell County. Their first child was John Marshall Clemens, the father of Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain.

Samuel Clemens evidently came to Campbell from Surry County on the lower James River. Surry County records show the will of John Clemens, May 2, 1710 whose wife was Mary and children Samuel, John and Anne. Will mentions a brother William. William's will mentions wife Ales (Alice?) and their five children:Lucy, Elizabeth, Samuel, William and Henry.

I hope that this may be of some help. Mike Beard
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mkbrd_1 12 Jan 2007 6:18PM GMT 
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caitlinthayer 28 Feb 2008 8:58PM GMT 
sheilacolvin1... 2 Jun 2009 9:26PM GMT 
raggedypal 28 Oct 2012 10:22PM GMT 
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