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Clayton, Joshualocked

(20 July 1744–11 August 1798)
  • Edward L. Lach, Jr.

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Clayton, Joshua (20 July 1744–11 August 1798), first governor of Delaware, was born at Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Maryland, the son of John Clayton, a miller, and Grace Clayton (maiden name unknown). John Clayton emigrated from England with the English Quaker William Penn...

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