David Clark

David Clark (1725 - 1819)

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David Clark
Born in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married May 1750 in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in East Granby, Hartford, Connecticutmap
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Private David Clark served in the 3rd Connecticut Regiment (Champion's) in the American Revolution
Service started: 1778
Unit(s): 3rd Connecticut Regiment (Champion's)
Service ended: 1781

David was born in 1725. He was the son of Samuel Clarkand Abigail Owens. [1]

Marraige and Children

He married Rachel Moore in 1749. [2]


Rachel b. 1750
Anna (Clark) 1752 - 1838
Rosanna (Phelps) 1753 - 1793
David 1754-1829
Mary b. 1756
Jessie 1758-1828
Joseph 1760-1820
Levi 1762-1832
Sophronia (Cary) 1763-1808
Cephas 1764-1854
Russell 1766-1836
Eli 1766-1766
Susannah 1867-1867
Philander 1771-1824
Huldah (Winchell) 1773-1827
Abial 1775-1815


French and Indian War

In 1758 he fought in the French and Indian War with Second Connecticut Regiment. [3]

American Revolution

David Clark fought with the Third Connecticut Regiment (Champions) in the American Revolution. [4] [5][6]

Church Membership

St. Anne's Simsbury, Connecticut [7]


  1. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F74F-1XM : 11 February 2018), David Clark, 17 Jul 1725; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  2. The Clark Genealogy : Some Descendants of Daniel Clark of Windsor, Connecticut : 1639-1913, pg. 60
  3. Ancestry.com Original data: Connecticut Historical Society. Rolls of Connecticut Men in the French and Indian War, 1755-1762. Vol. I-II. Hartford, CT, USA: Connecticut Historical Society, 1903-1905.
    Name: David Clark
    Page #: 43
    Location: Connecticut
    Regiment: Second
    Regt.Command: Whiting, Nathan Colonel & Captain
    Company: Seventh
    Co.Command: Lewis, Eldad Captain
    Campaign Year: 1758
    Source List: Pay Role
  4. "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DG-64SR : 15 March 2018), David Clark, Oct 1778; citing Oct 1778, Connecticut, United States, citing NARA microfilm publication M246. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, 1980. FHL microfilm 830,294.
  5. Ancestry.com. Connecticut Revolutionary War Military Lists, 1775-83 Original data: Johnston, Henry P., ed.. Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society Revolution Rolls and Lists, 1775-1783. Vol. VIII. Hartford, CT, USA: Connecticut Historical Society, 1901, 1999.
    Name: David Clark
    Location: Simsbury
    Page #: 59
    Regiment: Third
    Regiment Command: Wyllys, Samuel Col.
    Company: Champion's
    Company Command: Champion, Henry Capt.
    Remarks: The Conn.Historical Society contains a collection of some two hundred interesting documents relating to this regiment; including lists of clothes issues to each soldier. The men signed receipts for each article of clothing received, therefore, the autograph of almost every man in the regiment appears on record.
  6. David Clark, Fold3
  7. Clark Genealogy, pg. 60

See also:

  • "United States Census, 1790," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHKK-2ZB : accessed 18 October 2018), David Clark, Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States; citing p. 471, NARA microfilm publication M637, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1; FHL microfilm 568,141.

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David Clark, Connecicut, Hale Collection of Cemeyery Inscribtion and Newspapers Notices, 1629 - 1934
 David Clark, Connecicut, Hale Collection of Cemeyery Inscribtion and Newspapers Notices,  1629 - 1934

David and Rachel
David and Rachel


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