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"Desendants of Samuel Campbell Clegg"

Primarily,
the desendants of William Conner Clegg, with links to those above.


We have been able to research OUR "Clegg ancestors" back to Samuel Campbell Clegg. He is the first Clegg to which we are able to make a definite connection. Most Clegg researchers believe Samuel Campbell Clegg's father was Samuel Clegg, a son of Holloway Clegg, son of Peter Clegg who was the son of John Clegg, who brought his family from Wakefield, England to Northhampton County, Virginia.

Samuel Campbell Clegg was born cira 1740, he married Barbara Flick cir. 1765, she was born cir 1745 in Germany, daughter of Johannes Flick and Sabrina, she died cira; 1854 South Carolina.

Samuel Campbell Clegg was hung in 1779 at Star Fort in "Old" Ninety Six, South Carolina. along with four other men. Aquill Hall, Charles Draper, James Lindley and John Anderson. He was hung for being a Loyalist (Tory), Eighty others who were also tried were eventually released.

There is much written about the Loyalist in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War. The first battle of the Revolution South of New England took place at Ninety Six, November 19-21, 1775, between 562 patroit's and a group of 1,900 loyalists (Tory's). During that battle, South Carolina experienced the first loss of life for the cause of freedom.

The Descendants of Samuel and Barbara may be viewed by clicking on the "NEXT" Link at the bottom of this page.


Please click on the window below to view pictures and history of
"Clegg Hall" in Rochdale, England.
Interesting History cira 1620.




Please click on the little twin stars below to learn more about "Star Fort" in old Ninety Six, South Carolina.





The" CLEGG" Surname

The most ancient surname of Clegg makes an impresive claim to being one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon surnames on record.
The history of the name is woven into the intricate tapestry of the ancient chronicles of England.

To find out more about the Clegg surname go to "The Ancient History of the Distinguished Surname, CLEGG."
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This is the Day the Lord has made,
Let us Rejoice and be glad in it.
PS:118:29



William Conner Clegg; 1852-1922

 


John Robert Clegg; 1880-1965
Seated with children, left to right, Lester, Roy, Reba and Nathan.

Lester Clegg; 1904-1983


Children of Lester and Louisa Clegg
Left to right, David, Jimmy, Weldon, Russell, Alice, Raymond, Clyde

 




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Samuel Campbell Clegg descendants can be found there, as well as other related families

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