Johann (Hans) Michael Clontz
Born 1728? Holland or Palatine, Germany
Died 1783 SC
Emigrated to Philadelphia, PA on Sep 23, 1732

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m. 1755?


killed 1777
Battle of Watauga

b. Feb 10, 1756
Mecklenburg Co. NC
d. Nov 30, 1840
Goose Creek Mecklenburg Co. NC
Michael George

b. May 5, 1760
Mecklenburg Co. NC
d. Oct 20, 1839
Buncombe Co. NC

Michael emigrated at the age of 4 with his older sister Anna M. and parents aboard the Adventure that sailed from Rotterdam Holland to Cowes in Britain, arriving at Phladelphia PA on Sep 23, 1732. The Ship List lists him as Micalle Glance, aged 4, the youngest boy on the list.
Map of North Carolina Counties in 1780, showing location of Mecklenburg County. Map of NC counties in 1800.
Son Jeremiah (Jeremias) was a corporal in the Revolutionary War. He is buried in Union Cemetery, Goose Creek Twp., Union Co. NC. along side his wife Anna Catherine. Photo of Jeremiah's grave marker.
Union County was formed in 1842 from Mecklenburg and Anson counties (Map).
Boyer, Carl, Ed., Ship Passenger Lists, Pa. & Del., 1641-1825, 1980, 4:69.
Clonts, T.L. The Clonts Family, Oviedo, Florida, 1988; also on microfilm: Salt Lake City, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 199O.
Tidwell,Ettie, comp., McCall-Tidwell and Allied Families, Atlanta, 1931.
Union Cemetery records, Brief, Goosse Creek Twp., Union Co. NC.