John Clark

Male Abt 1655 - 1715  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name John Clark 
    Born Abt 1655  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 1715  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4421  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2015 

    Family Mary Crow,   b. Oct 1665, of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1685  of Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Clark,   b. 6 Aug 1686, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1708/1709, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F1832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. The book "Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut," Lucius Barnes Barbour, 1982 ed.: "Christopher Crow died 1680, mar. Jan. 1656/7 (Hartford Records) Mary Burr who m. Josiah Clarke. She was the dau. of Benjamin Burr and Anna. Children:
      Mary, b. Oct 1665, m/1 John Clark m/2 William Randall.
      Samuel, b. Jan 1662.
      Hannah, b. Feb 1668.
      Martha, b. May 1670.
      Benoni, b. Jan 1671, Est. dist. to brothers and sisters 1702-3.
      Margaret, b. Apl 1673.
      Thomas, b. May 1679.

      2. Genealogy website of Dave Pane-Joyce 16 Sep 2007
      http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/report/rr01/rr01_394.html#P9304 talks of Mary Burr who m/1 Christopher Crow and m/2 Josiah Clark. Her daughter Mary md. Josiah's brother John:
      "Mary second married Josiah Clark, son of Daniel Clark Esq. (ca 1622-12 Aug 1710) & Mary Newberry (22 Oct 1626-29 Aug 1688). Born on 21 Jan 1648 at Windsor, CT.150 ["Windsor Vital Records."] Baptized on 28 Jan 1648. [Henry R. Stiles, "The History of Ancient Windsor," 1891.] Josiah was the brother of John, Mary's daughter's husband."

      3. The book "Ancient Families of Windsor Connecticut," John Stiles, v. 2: "Daniel Clark (Hon.), an atty.-at-law; a first settler and man of much influence and position at Windsor; held many public offices; was Sec. of the Colony, 1658-64, and 1665-6; was in the land div. of 1639-40, at Hartford; for his land grant at Windsor see p. 153, vol. 1. He was admitted Windsor church 18 Jun 1643 (Old Church Records); 'Capt. Clark's wife' adm. 16 Apl., 1658 (OCR); 'Capt.' C. contributed 5s. towards the Conn. Relief Fund for Poor of other colonies, 1676 (OCR). He m. (1) Mary (Dau. Thomas) Newberry, 13 June, 1644, who d. 29 Aug., 1688; (2) Martha (wid. Simon) WOLCOTT, a sister of William Pitkin, Esq., of Hartford. He d. 12 Aug., 1710, 'in the 88th year of his age, or thereabouts'; buried E.W. Hill; grave not found; his wid. d. 13 Oct., 1719 (EWO). Children all by first wife (OCR):
      Mary, b. 24 Apl., 1645; d. inf.; prob. the child of D.C whom OCR mentioned as having d. in 1648.
      Josiah, b. 21, bp. 28 Jan., 1648, m. bef. 1682, Mary (widow Christopher) Crow, and dau. of Benj. Burr of Hartford. She m. her 1st husb. 15 Jan., 1657. [Had] only one child (rec. at Windsor): Josiah, b. 13 Jan 1682.
      Elizabeth, b. 28 Oct., 1651; m. (1) Moses (son of Capt. Aaron) Cooke of Westfield, 25 Nov., 1669; (2) Lieut. Job Drake of Windsor, 13 Sept., 1677.
      Daniel, b. 4, bp. 10 Apl., 1654 (OCR); m. Hannah (dau. Daniel) Pratt of Htfd., 1678; sett. at Colchester, Conn., where he founded a large line of descendants for genealogy of which see Goodwins 'Geneal. Notes'.
      John, b. 10, bp. 15 Apl., 1656, adm. inhab. Simsbury, 24 Dec, 1686; then, 1698, of Windsor; m. 1685, Mary (dau. Christopher) Crow. He d. Sept., 1715, in the 60th year; his wid., m. William Randall of Enfield, about 1720. [11 children listed including Hannah, b. 6 Aug., ___, in Simsbury; m. Thos. Gillet, 26 Feb., 1705.]."
      Mary, b. 22 Sept., 1658 (OCR); m. (1) John Gayloard, 13 Dec., 1683; (2) abt. 1700, Jedediah Watson. - BEWH.
      Samuel, b. 6, bp. 7 July 1661; m. Mehitable (dau. Timo.) Thrall, 1687; she d. Aug. 1723, age 59. [Children listed.]"
      Sarah, b. 7, bp. 9 Aug., 1663; m. (1) Isaac Pinney, abt. 1685; (2) a Marsh, or Nash, of Hadley.
      Hannah, b. 29 Aug., 1665; died early.
      Nathaniel, b. 8, bp. 9 Sept., 1666; never m.; was a land-owner at Windsor; killed by Indians 1690; left a will, dated 29 Apl., 1690, wh. thus begins: 'Whereas, I, Nathnaiel Clarke of Windsor in the Co. of Htfd., am, by the providence of God, called to go out against the common enemy, for his Majesty's service, and the defence of the country; and, considering the peril and hazard of such an undertaking, and being now of good understanding and memory, I count it my duty to settle that estate God hath in His mercy bestowed upon me, in the manner following,' etc."

      4. Henry R. Stiles, "The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut," 1892, v. 2, p. 153: "Daniel Clark (Hon.), and attorney at law; a first settler and man of much influence and position at Windsor; held many public offices; was Sec. of the Colony, 1658-64, and 1665-6; was in the land div. of 1639-40, at Hartford; for his land grant at Windsor see p. 153, Vol. I. He was admitted Windsor church 18 Jun 1643 (O.C.R.); 'Capt. Clark's wife' adm. 16 Apr 1658 (O.C.R.)... He m. (1) Mary (dau. Thomas) Newberry, 13 Jun 1644, who d. 29 Aug 1688...
      John, son of Daniel, admitted inhabitant Simsbury, 24 Dec 1686; then 1698 of Windsor, m. 1685 Mary (dau. of Christopher) Crow. He d. Sep 1715, in 60th year; his wid. m. William Randall of Enfield, abt. 1720. Children:
      a. Hannah, b. 6 Aug ___, in Simsbury; m. Thos Gillet, 26 Feb 1705.
      b. John, b. Simsbury; d. 7 Mar 1709.
      c. Mary, b. Simsbury; m. Sam. Cooley of Springfield, 24 Oct 1711.
      d. Jemima, b. Simsbury; m. ___ Cooley.
      e. Martha, b. Windsor, 19 Mar 1697; m. James Eggleston of Windsor 28 Aug 1718; she d. 25 May 1728.
      f. Solomon (Capt.), b. 20 May 1699 in Windsor; m. Anne Eggleston, 24 Feb 1720/1; he d. 5 Mar 1767, in 69th year. - Wby. Ch. Rec.
      g. Elizabeth, b. 16 May 1701 in Windsor.
      h. Sarah, b. 28 Oct 1702 in Windsor; d. young.
      i. Daniel, b. 31 Dec 1704 in Windsor.
      j. Ann, b. 12 Jan 1707 in Windsor.
      k . Benoni, b. 21 Oct 1708 in Windsor; d. Enfiield 16 Jan ___."
      [Note: In my database, Daniel's son Josiah married Mary Burr, the widow of Christopher Crow. Josiah's brother John married the daughter of Christopher Crow and Mary Burr.]

      5. The book "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England," by James Savage (Baltimore; 1986), vol. 1, p. 397:
      "John [Clark], s. of Hon. Daniel, m. 1685, Mary, eldest d. of Christopher Crow of Windsor, had Hannah, b. 6 Aug. 1686; John; Mary; Jemima; Martha, 19 Mar 1697; Solomon, 20 May 1699; Eliz. 16 May 1701; Sarah, 28 Oct 1702, d. young; Daniel, 31 Dec 1704; Ann, 12 Jan. 1707, d. young; and Benoni, 21 Oct. 1708; and d. Sept. 1715."