From the Capetians to the Present Day

Hugh Capet is the namesake of the French Capetian dynasty, the longest lasting one in French history, with an unbroken line of kings, from 987 to 1328. His descendants have been traced, even in America. It may be difficult to believe, but the records are there.

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The Clopton Birth, Marriage and Death Records of St. Peter’s Parish, New Kent County, Virginia

They go from 1703 to 1768, including slaves. St. Peter’s Parish was in New Kent County, Virginia.

William Clopton was a “gateway ancestor.” This means that for several generations back he has royal lines and immigrated to the American colonies.

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