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Bio: Peter Clarkson

Peter Clarkson was born about 1660 in Barnacar, Garstang, Lancashire, England. He was married to Elizabeth Hawson on the 15th of April 1683 in Barniker, Lancashire, England.

The Parish Records of Garstang, Lancaster co, England give the christenings of their children:
1. Ellen Clarkson, 1 June 1684
2. Joan Clarkson, 18 October 1685
3. James Clarkson, 16 October 1687
4. Richard Clarkson, 29 December 1688
5. Ellen Clarkson, 15 February 1691
6. Jane Clarkson, 15 February 1691
7. John Clarkson, 17 Jul 1692
8. Christopher Clarkson, 24 September 1693
9. John Clarkson, 23 September 1694

Peter Clarkson died 5 May 1695 and administrators were named to handle his estate on 27 May 1695; Elizabeth Clarkson of Barniker, widow of Peter Clarkson (x), Christopher Caton of Catterall (signed), John Clarkson of Garstang, carpenter (signed).

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To learn more about the early Clarkson family, be sure to read Blanche Aubin Clarkson Hutchison's, The Clarkson Family in England, found at this website.

An excellent account of the Clarkson family can be found at the websites of researcher and descendant Mary Clarkson Buchholz.
Buchholz/Clarkson families from South Dakota
Buchholz-Clarkson family tree

Bio of Peter Clarkson; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett for Family Stories at website; 2015.