Jeremiah Clements

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Jeremiah Clements

Birthplace: St. James, Clerkenwell, London, England
Death: Died in James City, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: James City, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Geoffrey Clements II; (No Name); Elizabeth Ann Hamond / Clement and (No Name)
Husband of Edith Pierce Clement
Father of Capt. John Francis Clements; Amy Clement; Ezekiel Clement; Anna Clement and Elizabeth Clements
Brother of John Clement; William Clements; Samuel Clements; Thomas Clements; Nicholas Clements and 1 other
Half brother of Dr. John Hamond, Sr.; John Hammond; Thomas Hammond and Thomas Hamor

Occupation: Married Edith Edy Pierce 1634 Jamestown, VA
Managed by: Audra Dawn Tolbert-Martin
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About Jeremiah Clements

Jeremiah was born in England in 1607. His father, partner in the shipping company in England that brought many of the early pilgrims to this country, died in 1609. His mother Elizabeth came to America, 4 children and 2 servants in tow. They arrived in Jamestown, on the ship "George", June 10, 1611.

During his lifetime, Jeremiah acquired more than a square mile of land on the James River shore at the present location of Clarement. He was a member of the Assembly of James Citie, January 12, 1641, and represented the Surry side in the House of Burgesses in 1642. He styled himself Jeremiah Clement of Upper Cheapokes, Gentleman. He was sufficiently affluent to have had bronze spurs and a place to wear them.

Married to Edith Pierce in 1634, in James City, Va. His children are thought to be John, Ezekiel, Amy and Francis, Anna and Elizabeth. (subject to correction) A reference indicates he was married a 2nd time, to Jery M. Edge, after Edith. I will investigate and comment further. - J.M.C.Woodall

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Jeremiah Clements's Timeline

November 8, 1607
St. James, Clerkenwell, London, England
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Age 3
Age 22
Age 23
Southwark, Surry, Virginia, United States
Age 25
Salisbury Essex County Massachusetts
Age 27
James City James County Virginia
March 17, 1657
Age 49
James City, Virginia, United States