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From: Joseph A Arlt <>
Subject: Re: [Clarke-Clark] Dr. John Clarke, b. Westhorpe, Suffolk County, England Oct 8, 1609 d. Newport RI Apr 20, 1676
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 20:21:42 -0500


Here's a few generations as I have it in my data base..


From Joe Clearing House...
Compulsive Genealogy Searcher, (NY of particular interest),
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Thomas CLARKE #463, b. 1 Nov 1570 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, Bap. 3 Nov
1570 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG. He married Rose (KERIDGE) KERRICH #464,
married 13 May 1600 in Saxsted, Suffolk, ENG, b. Cir 1572 in Saxsted,
Suffolk, ENG, Bap. 13 Apr 1572 in Saxsted, Suffolk, ENG, d. 19 Sep 1627
in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, buried: 20 Sep 1627 in Westhorpe, Suffolk,
ENG. Thomas died 29 Jul 1627 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, buried: 30 Jul
1627 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG.
Westhorpe, in the county of Suffolk, England, a manor in the Hundred
(township) of Hartismore, in the centre of the northern part of
Suffolk...
Rose: Daughter of William KERRICH (or KERIDGE) and Margery ________, of
Saxsted, Suffolk, ENG... The Kerrich family were wealthy yeomen living in
the parish of Saxsted, Suffolk Co., and their ancestry has been traced to
William Kerrich, of Saxsted, who occurs in 1470...
I.Margaret CLARKE #556, b. 1 Feb (N)1601 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG,
Bap. 19 Feb (N)1601 in Wingfield, Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, d. Bef 1608 in
Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG.
II.Carew CLARKE #557, b. 3 Feb (N)1603 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, Bap.
17 Feb (N)1603 in Wingfield, Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG. He married Dorothy
(Datre) ____________ #7597, b. Abt 1610 in Probably ENG, d. 13 Jul 1658
in Rougham, Suffolk, ENG, buried: Jul 1658 in Rougham, Suffolk, ENG.
Carew died Aft 1679 in Newport, Newport Co., RI.
In Newport by 1676 with his brothers... had no known children... Ref:
Col Soc. MA 25/20...
Dorothy: or Dorothy?... Best guess for birth date & location... or d.
Buffum, Suffolk, ENG...

Dorothy ------. Died 13 June 1658 in Rougham, Suffolk, England. Buried
15 June 1658 in Rougham, Suffolk...
III.Thomas CLARKE #558, b. Cir 1605 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, Bap. 31
Mar 1605 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG. He married Jane _______ #1921,
married Abt 1628/33 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, b. Abt 1610 in Probably
ENG, d. Abt 1663 in Probably RI. Thomas died 2 Dec 1674 in Newport,
Newport Co., RI.
In Newport by 1638... No issue... Left estate to bro. Joseph's
children... Died in the hiouse of his brother...
Jane: Best guess for birth date & location...
IV.Mary CLARKE #559, b. Cir 1607 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, Bap. 26
July 1607 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG. She married John PECKHAM #10028,
married 20 May 1638 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, b. 24 Apr 1595 in
Boxgrove, Sussex, ENG, d. 1681 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, buried: 19
Oct 1681 in Middletown, Newport Co., RI. Mary died Abt 1647 in Newport,
Newport Co., RI.
Had 4 PECKHAM children, 1639-1646, at Newport...
John: _American Genealogist_, V. 26, p 54.. He married second: Eleanor
______, before 1648...
V.Margaret CLARKE #10029, b. Cir 1608 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, Bap.
12 Oct 1608 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG. She married Nicholas WYETH
#10030, married Abt 1630 in ENG, b. 20 Jan 1601 in Saxsted, Suffolk, ENG,
d. 19 Jul 1680 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA. Margaret died Bef 1648
in Probably ENG.
Had one child Sarah WYETH. Born About 1631 in England. Died After 1701
in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA...
Nicholas: He married second, Rebecca Andrews, widow of Thomas Andrews.
VI.John (M.D.) CLARKE #560, b. 8 Oct 1609 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG,
Bap. 8 Oct 1609 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, occupation Physician. He
married (1) Elizabeth HARRIS #7640, married Cir 1635 in Probably ENG, b.
Abt 1615 in Bedfordshire, ENG, d. Bef 1671 in Newport, Newport Co., RI,
buried: in Newport, Newport Co., RI. He married (2) Jane __________
#7641, married 1 Feb 1671 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, b. Abt 1620 in
Probably ENG, d. 19 Apr 1672 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, buried: in
Newport, Newport Co., RI. He married (3) Sarah _________ #7642, married
Aft 2 Sep 1673 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, b. Abt 1620 in Probably ENG
or RI, d. Bef 9 Mar 1692 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, buried: in Newport,
Newport Co., RI. John died 20 Apr 1676 in Newport, Newport Co., RI,
buried: in Newport, Newport Co., RI.
Per Backus, I. 443; he had no children. Politically active in RI...
Came to Boston in in Nov 1637, driven to NH as follower of Mrs
Hutchinson, in 1638, founder of Portsmouth; founder of Newport, 1639;
Pub. "Ill News from New England" in 1652, Agent to England, (died in ENG;
per Savage, probably incorrect)...Had no known children... d. ae 66...
Elizabeth: daughter of John Harris, lord of Wrestlingworth Manor,
Bedfordshire, ENG... or HARGIS?... had no known children...
Jane: Possibly widow of Nicholas FLETCHER...
Sarah: wid of Nicholas DAVIS...
VII.William CLARKE #561, b. Cir 1612 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, Bap. 11
Feb (N)1612 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG. He married Margery _________
#3668, b. Abt 1615 in Probably ENG. William died in Probably ENG.
He probably remained in England, or may have died young, as he does not
appear to have emigrated to America with his siblings.
Margery: Best guess for birth date & location...
VIII.Joseph CLARKE #465, b. 9 Dec 1618 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG, Bap.
16 Dec 1618 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, ENG. He married (1) Sarah DAVIS
#10032, married Abt 1641 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, b. Abt 1620 in
Probably ENG. He married (2) Margaret TURNER #466, married Abt 1658 in
Newport, Newport Co., RI, b. 1621, d. 1694 in Westerly, Washington Co.,
RI. Joseph died 1 Jun 1694 in Newport, Newport Co., RI.
Immigrated to Boston in 1637, to Portsmouth, RI in 1638, Newport
later... In 1644, he was one of the first members of the First Baptist
Church.. d. ae 75... Ref: GDRI p 47. OHSAF p 62.
Sarah: Last name could be SAUNDERS... Margaret ?...
Margaret: Mentioned in will of her brother-in-law, Thomas Clarke, dated
28 July 1674. or d. in Newport... or marr: 16 Nov 1664 in Newport...
A.Joseph CLARKE #467, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Sarah DAVIS
#10032) b. 11 Feb (N)1643 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, Bap. 30 Sep 1643
in Westerly, Washington Co., RI, ref: GDRI p 47., occupation Town Clerk.
He married (1) Bethiah HUBBARD #477, married 16 Nov 1664 in Westerly,
Washington Co., RI, b. 19 Dec 1646 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, d. 17
Apr 1707 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. He married (2) Hannah WEEDEN #594,
married Aft 1707 in Probably RI, b. Abt 1653, d. 3 Mar 1723 in Probably
RI. Joseph died 11 Jan (N)1727 in Westerly, Washington Co., RI.
Removed 1661 Newport to Westerly with his family... Town Clerk of
Westerly, RI Erronous birth date of 2 Apr 1643 listed by Savage, Austin &
Morrison.. Freeman of Westerly in 1668... Religion: Sabbatarian...
Bethiah: Daughter of Samuel HUBBARD of Newport and Tacy COOPER of
Westerly... The Clarke/Hubbard info is in THE SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST TRILOGY
publ in 1998...
Hannah: Best guess for birth year. Daughter of William WEEDEN.. Torrey
has m. to William, ca 1680, Jamestown, RI & m. 2nd to Thomas PECKHAM &
3rd to Joseph... wid of Thomas PECKHAM...
B.John CLARKE #468, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Sarah DAVIS #10032)
b. Abt 1645 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. d. 11 Apr 1704 in Newport,
Newport Co., RI.
Best guess for birth date & locations. Mentioned in will of Uncle,
Thomas in 1674... Said to have had had at least one son, also named John
born 1696. The old Bible dscended to him, together with a portion of Dr.
Clarke's estate.
C.William CLARKE #469, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Sarah DAVIS
#10032) b. Abt 1647 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, ref: GDRI p 47. He
married Hannah WEEDEN #594, married Abt 1670 in Probably RI, b. Abt 1653,
d. 3 Mar 1723 in Probably RI. William died 30 Sep 1683 in Jamestown,
Newport Co., RI.
Mentioned in will of Uncle, Thomas in 1674...
Hannah: Best guess for birth year. Daughter of William WEEDEN.. Torrey
has m. to William, ca 1680, Jamestown, RI & m. 2nd to Thomas PECKHAM &
3rd to Joseph... wid of Thomas PECKHAM...
D.Susannah CLARKE #472, (daughter of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Sarah DAVIS
#10032) b. Abt 1650 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. She married Samuel FISH
#6208, married Bef 19 Dec 1674 in Probably RI, b. Abt 1650. Susannah
died Aft 1674.
Best guess for birth date & location... GDRI p 47. Mentioned in will of
Uncle, Thomas in 1674...
Samuel: Best guess for birth date & location...
E.Mary CLARKE #473, (daughter of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Sarah DAVIS
#10032) b. Abt 1652 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. She married Tobias
SAUNDERS #6209, b. Abt 1650. Mary died Abt 1696 in Newport, Newport Co.,
RI.
Best guess for birth date & location... GDRI p 47. Mentioned in will
of Uncle, Thomas in 1674... Had 5 children...
F.Son CLARKE #10031, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Margaret TURNER
#466) b. Abt 1657 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, d. 1662 in Newport,
Newport Co., RI.
Died under unusual circumstances...
G.Joshua CLARKE #470, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Margaret TURNER
#466) b. Abt 1660 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. He married Alice PHILLIPS
#7912, married By 17 Aug 1686 in Providence/Newport RI, b. Abt 1660 in
Probably RI, d. Aft 1702 in Probably RI. Joshua died Aft 1702 in
Newport, Newport Co., RI.
Mentioned in will of Uncle, Thomas in 1674...
Alice: dau of Michael PHILLIPS and Barbara _____...
H.Sarah CLARKE #474, (daughter of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Margaret
TURNER #466) b. 29 Jan (N)1663 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, ref: GDRI p
47. She married Thomas REYNOLDS #7914, married 11 Oct 1683 in Newport,
Newport Co., RI, b. 1652 in Weymouth, Norfolk Co., MA, d. 21 Oct 1723 in
Stonington, New London Co., CT. Sarah died 1695 in Probably RI.
Mentioned in will of Uncle, Thomas in 1674... or died Aft 1704...
Thomas: Best guess for birth date & location... son of John REYNOLDS
and ANNE HOLBROOKE of Stonington, CT... Arnold's Vital Records of RI,
Vol. 5, Part IV (Westerly), p. 53, which has the following entry of the
marriage: "1-95 REYNOLDS Thomas, of John, of Stonington, and Sarah
Clarke, of Joseph, of Newport, aged 20 years, Jan. 29, 1683; m. at
Newport by Caleb Carr, Assistant, Oct. 11, 1683."
I.Thomas CLARKE #471, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Margaret TURNER
#466) b. Abt 1666 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. He married Elizabeth
(Perhaps) BAKER #7913, married By 1695 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, b.
Abt 1660 in Probably RI, d. Aft 1705 in Probably RI. Thomas died Aft
1705 in Probably RI.
Best guess for birth date & location. Mentioned in will of Uncle,
Thomas in 1674...
J.Carew (Carey) (Kazy) CLARKE #475, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and
Margaret TURNER #466) b. Abt 1668 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, ref: GDRI
p 47. He married Ann DYER #598, married 4 Feb (N)1693 in Newport/N.
Kings Town, Newport Co., RI, b. Abt 1672 in Probably RI, d. Aft 1731.
Carew died 5 Jun 1759 in Newport, Newport Co., RI.
Mentioned in will of Uncle, Thomas in 1674... marr date 14 Feb (N)1694
per Newport Vital Records...
Ann: Daughter of Samuel DYER and Ann HUTCHINSON.... granddaughter of
Mary Barrett Dyer
K.Elizabeth CLARKE #476, (daughter of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Margaret
TURNER #466) b. Abt 1670 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. She married
William (Rev.) PECKHAM #7915, b. 1647 in Probably RI, ref: GDRI p 47, d.
1734.
Mentioned in will of Uncle, Thomas in 1674...
L.William CLARKE #23861, (son of Joseph CLARKE #465 and Margaret TURNER
#466) b. 27 May 1673 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, d. 28 Feb 1767.
Same birth date as William #595... Probably same person...
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On Fri, 17 Feb 2006 23:43:01 -0500 Fay Clark <>
writes:
> Is there anyone on this list who connects to this early Clark(e)? I
> would be very interested in exploring or ruling out a possible
> connection. Thanks!


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