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Thomas John Clagett

Birth3 OCT 1743
 
Religion1769-1776
 
episcopal
Religion1780-1786
 
episcopal
Religion1786-1792
 
episcopal
Religion1792
 
episcopal
Org.1800-1800 US Senate, Chaplain
Religion1810-1816
 
episcopal
Death3 AUG 1816
 
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Aged: 72.8 years

by John Wesley Jarvis, painter

Thomas John Claggett was born October 2, 1743, near Nottingham, Prince George county. He was the son of the Rev. Thomas Claggett, who died rector of William and Mary parish, Charles county, in August, 1756. His mother died soon after his birth. Left thus early an orphan, he was placed under the care of the Rev. Mr. Eversfield, his uncle, rector of the parish where he was born.

After having been prepared therefor at the Lower Marlboro' Academy, in Calvert county, he entered Princeton College, New Jersey, where he graduated in September, 1764. Having pursued a course of theological study under Mr. Eversfield, he repaired to England, and was ordained there as deacon by the bishop of London, September 20, 1767,... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Priscilla Elizabeth 

17 DEC 177820 SEP 1843  MD John Hamilton Chew 
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Thomas John 

abt 1785MAY 1835  MD, Prince Georges Co  
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  2. FindagraveThomas John Claggett
  3. Cemetery:Washington DC Cemetery Visits by Ray Gurganus;
  4. Website:Tim Chew;
  1. FindagraveMary Gantt Claggett
  2. Cemetery:Washington DC Cemetery Visits by Ray Gurganus;
  3. Website:Mary Leitner;
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