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Pamela (Goggin) Clemens (1775 - 1844)

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Pamela Clemens formerly Goggin aka Hancock
Born in Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Kentuckymap
Profile last modified 11 Jul 2018 | Created 6 Jan 2009
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Pamela is the grandmother of Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain).

After Pamela's husband's death in 1805, she took her five young children to join members of the Goggin family who had settled in Adair County, Kentucky. There, she married Simon Hancock and together they raised the Clemens children to adulthood .


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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Pamela by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Pamela:

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On 3 Apr 2014 at 00:59 GMT Sandy Culver wrote:

Goggin-1 and Goggin-29 appear to represent the same person because: A series of merges in the Clemens family ought to be queued up to review. Here is start.

Pamela is 20 degrees from Cari Starosta, 17 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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