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27. Waldegrave CLOPTON39 was born on 19 November 1719 in New Kent County, Virginia.19 He was baptized on 22 December 1719.19 He died on 13 April 1786 at the age of 66 in New Kent County, Virginia.11

Louisa Co DB A
p.168  ?12th Nov 1774.  Waldegrave Clopton & Unity his wife to John Clarkson. 70#'s. 200 acres.  Was bequeathed to the said Waldegrave by the last will & testament of his father William Clopton dec'd, duly proved & recorded in the county Court of New Kent.  Signed: Waldegrave Clopton, Unity Clopton. Wit:  Francis Harfield; Isaac (x)Ross; Anna (x) Harfield, John Wills, Robt ?Bechamp; Thomas Perkins.

Henrico Deed Book 1750-1774
p.555 3 Apr 1758 Michael Harfield to Waldegrave Clopton both of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent Co. For 259 £ 952 A at mouth of Boar Swamp & up the swamp to Harden's Br; adj Richard Truman and down the Road from Bottom's Bridge to the Falls of The James River to Thomas Bottom and thence to the Chickahominy Swamp and along swamp to Boar Swamp. Signed: Michl. Harfield. Wit: Julius Allin, John Bryan, Joseph Brown, Edmond Alley. Rec. 6 Nov 1758.
p.596 24 Nov 1759 John Ragland carpenter to Richard Trueman, planter, 10 acres, the lower end of a tract which Ragland purchased of Waldegrave Clopton and Unity his wife on the Falls Road, adj Michael Harfield, sd Trueman, & Waldegrave Clopton. Wit: John Trueman, Wm Gathrite, Wm Gathrite Jr, Elizabeth Trueman . Rec 4 Feb 1760
p.670 5 Feb 1761. Deed of Lease from Waldegrave Clopton & Unity his wife, of New Kent County, to George Clopton of Henrico Co; for paying the yearly quit rent on 300 acres; 100 acres called the Middle Ground on the Iron Mine Branch & 200 acres where George Clopton now lives on Bottoms Bridge Rd and adj. Michael Harfield & Thomas Bottom's Quarter Path. Signed: Waldegrave Clopton. Wit: John Bacon, William Jones, Nathaniel Tucker. Rec. 2 Mar 1761.
p.676 9 Dec 1760. Waldegrave Clopton of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent Co, to Isaac White of Henrico. 125 acres on Bottom's Bridge Road, Middle Ground Branch, Boar Swamp & Harding's Branch. Unity, wife relinquished dower. Wit: George Adams, John Trueman, Charles White. Rec. 4 May 1761
p.928 26 Apr 1765 Thomas Bottom and Rebecca his wife of Henrico Co to Waldegrave Clopton of New Kent, 30 acres on S side Bottoms Bridge Rd, the main run of Chicahominy Swamp and Richard Whitlock. Signed: Thos. Bottom. Wit: George Clopton, Jenny Clopton, William Bassett. Rec. 6 May 1765.
p.921 6 May 1765 Waldegrave Clopton & Unity his wife of New Kent Co to Thomas Watkins of Cumberland Co, 30 acres on S side of Bottoms Bridge Road, adj. land formerly belonging to Thomas Bottom, main run of Chickahominy Swamp & Richard Whitlock. Signed: Waldegrave Clopton. Rec. 6 May 1765.

Waldegrave CLOPTON and Unity ALFORD were married. Unity ALFORD, daughter of John ALFORD and Grace [ALFORD], was born on 16 December 1724.2

Waldegrave CLOPTON and Unity ALFORD had the following children:



Waldegrave CLOPTON was born on 11 November 1755 in New Kent County, Virginia.40,41

Baptized 25 Jan 1758.
The Richmond Enquirer is said to contain a death notice of Dr. Waldegrave Clopton, a native of Virginia, 8 Nov 1832, Laurens Co, GA.