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  • Name CLOPTON Ann  [1
    Born 8 Jul 1712  New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Alt. Birth 13 Jul 1712  [1
    Reference Number 1090 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    • . Ann18 Clopton, of New Kent (Walter17, William16, William15, Walter14, William13, Richard12, William11, John10, William9, Thomas8, Walter7, William6, Walter5, William4, Walter3, William2, Guillaume1 Peche, Lord Of Cloptunna and Dalham) was born July 3, 1712 in New Kent County, Virginia10. She married Benjamin Bradley, of Charles City, son of Joseph Bradley, of Charles City County, Virginia. He was born 1708 in Charles City County, Virginia, and died 1768.
      No proof has been found that Ann Clopton married anyone or had any children. The theory of a possible Bradley-Clopton connection has been carefully researched by Frank Bradley, the former Genealogical Specialist, New York Public Library. After extensive research on the Bradley Family, it is his opinion that a very strong case can be made supporting this marriage based on several points:
      1. Walter Clopton (her father) was named guardian of Jesse, Susannah & Elizabeth Bradley; 2. Saint Peter's Parish Registry lists the children of Benjamin and Ann Bradley; 3. the similarity of given names of the children of Walter Clopton & Benjamin Bradley; 4. Bradleys married into the Clopton and Jarratt families; and, 5. The Rev. Devereux Jarratt (1733-1801) wrote "my uncle was the first who had that name (Devereux) in Virginia." The Rev. Devereux may have been named after Devereux Clopton, his "Clopton" Uncle, or he may have been speaking of Devereux Jarratt, his "Jarratt" uncle. See "Walking the Primrose Path," Volume I, for more on the Devereux family.
      Children of Ann Clopton and Benjamin Bradley are:
      14 i. James19 Bradley, of Possom Run.
      + 15 ii. Walter Bradley, of Long Bridge.
      16 iii. Elizabeth Bradley.
      17 iv. Rachel Bradley, born May 20, 173611.
      18 v. Ann Bradley, born August 8, 173712.
      19 vi. Joice Bradley.
      20 vii. Jesse Bradley.
      21 viii. Benjamin Bradley, Jr..
      22 ix. Mary Bradley.
      23 x. William Bradley.
      24 xi. Devereux Bradley.
    Person ID I115  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Father CLOPTON Walter,   b. Abt 1682, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1758, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother JARRETT Mary,   b. Abt 1691,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Sep 1711  New Kent County, VA (Saint Peter's Parish) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S956] Thompson, J.C., J.C. Thompson (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S186] Florence Haupt King 1-3-03.