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Charles A. Clinton
Date: 1798 - 1861
Remarks: Charles Alexander Clinton was the son of DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) and Maria (Franklin) Clinton (1775-1818). He served as private secretary to his father, Governor Clinton until 1828. Then he moved to New York where he began a law pratice. He married Miss Catherine Hone (1810-1841), daughter of John Hone. The couple had five children: Catherine S. Clinton (Mrs. J.M. Carville), George William Clinton (1834-1835), Augusta Clinton (Mrs. Thomas Lindall Winthrop, ca. 1836-1859), Emily Maria Clinton (1837-1839), and Maria Franklin Clinton (1839-1841).