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Thankful (Clark) Strong (1743 - 1797)

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Thankful Strong formerly Clark
Born in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap
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Wife of — married 26 Aug 1769 in Southampton, Massachusettsmap
Died in Westhampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USAmap
Profile last modified 10 Sep 2019 | Created 7 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 10 Sep 2019
17:26: Joe Kenworthy edited the Biography for Thankful (Clark) Strong (1743-1797). [Thank Joe for this]
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When Thankful Clark was born on November 8, 1743, in Northampton, Massachusetts, her father, Jonathan, was 30, and her mother, Thankful, was 31. [1]

Thankful, was 31. She married John Strong on August 26, 1769, in Southampton, Massachusetts.[2]

They had two children during their marriage They had two children together. Tertius Strong, born 1778, and Paul Strong, born 1780.[3]

She died on June 18, 1797, in Westhampton, Massachusetts, at the age of 53, and was buried there.


  1. ref>Online Resource, The ancestry and the writings of the Rev. Dorus Clarke, D.D. ... . John Clark and Mary Strong ... Increase, born April8, 1684; married Mary Sheldon, Feb. 2,. 1710, and he ... Jonathan Clark was a farmer in Southampton,. Mass.
    The birth children of Jonathan and Thankful.
  2., Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Provo, UT, USA, Operations, Inc., 2011),, Name: John Strong Event Type: Marriage Marriage Date: 26 Aug 1769 Marriage Place: Southampton, Massachusetts Spouse Name: Thankfull Clark.
  3., U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 (Provo, UT, USA, Operations, Inc., 2011),, Volume: 160. Name: John Strong Birth Date: 26 Jan 1748 Birth Place: Northhapmpton, Massachusetts Death Date: 28 Jun 1830 Death Place: Westhampton, Massachusetts SAR Membership: 31983 Role: Ancestor Application Date: 6 Nov 1918 Spouse: Thankful Clark Children: Paul Strong

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