Name: James CLEMENT
Given Name: James
Birth: 1638 in England
Death: Abt 1724 in Flushing, Long Island, NY
Individual: First Generation in America. Came as indentured servant to
Quaker John Bowne, Flushing NY. A Jacob Clement, probably brother of James, witnessed John Fenwick signing of paper's while latter in prison in NY. Jacob and James may not have been Quakers on arrival in America.
Brother Jacob never became one, not in Hinshaw's Vol III NY MM
min. [ALN] "L.I. Genealogies" p185 , in Flushing NY 1698, had
(sic) children: "Thomas, Jacob, and Joseph (his 2 sons, Samuel
and Nathan), Mary, Hannah, Margaret, and Bridget -- no Sarah as
in w. Could be James, son of bro Jacob -- or chn of 2nd wife.
Second wife may be Dutch. Dates of Births of children in Judge
John Clement's "First Settler's of Newton Twp., Gloucester Co.
West Jersey. Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of Queens Co, LI in 1699.
James Clement, pioneer settler of Haddonfield, NJ about 1670, m first Jane?; second Elizabeth daughter of Benjamin Field. He d 1724 Hopper list has spouse as Sarah Field, 2nd wife and lists all children under her. Abstract of will, NY Hist Soc 1893 (1708-1728) p 315-6 !SOURCE: Anne L. Nicholson via Helen Davenport.
Text: Lee, Mable Clement, Descendants of Samuel Clement, 1980
Text: Lee, Francis B.; Genealogical and Memorila History of the State
of New Jersey, 1910.
Father: Gregory CLEMENT b: Abt 1610
Mother: Christian BARTER
Jane UNKNOWN b: in England
- Jacob CLEMENT b: 20 Dec 1678 in Flushing, Long Island, NY