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Neale Clarke (abt. 1640 - abt. 1676)

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Neale Clarke
Born about in Englandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married before in Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Anne Arundel, Marylandmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Nov 2012
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Richard Beard's daughter Rachel married Neal Clarke, who patented 300 acres on the South side of the Severn. He died in 1678, and Rachel married four more times. Their daughter Rachel Clarke married Thomas Robinson, who had arrived in Anne Arundel with his brother George; they were neighbors of Beard and Neal Clarke on the South River.[1]

Neale Clarke may have been born about 1640 in England, based on his wife's birth of 1646. He married Rachel Beard before 1665. [2] Neale died in 1676.[3] Will proved 3 Jul 1678 in Anne Arundel Co, MD [4]

Clarke, Neale, Anne Arundel Co., 26th Sept., 1675; 3rd July, 1678. To wife Rachel, execx., entire estate during widowhood or until sons attain age of 18 yrs. To son Samuel and hrs., home plantation. To son Richard and hrs., 400 A. of “Clarke's Inheritance” on South R. To 3 daus. (unnamed), sd. lands equally in event of death of sons afsd. without issue. Test: Richd. Sidebottom, Geo. Ardes. 5. 73.


  1. "Huckleberry Forest" by Margaret Willis Sparrow, from the newsletter "News from the Land of Pleasant Living" printed with permission of the publisher
  2. [ Descendants of Albert James Hall. Note that many of the dates given at this source could not be correct.
  3. Chart based on information from the Anne Arundel Co. (Maryland) Genealogical Society, 1999
  4. "MD Calendar of Wills" by Cotton, 1: 175
  • This person was created through the import of Richard CROMWELL 8Nov12.GED on Nov 8, 2012 by Gary Julian.
  • "Founders of AA and Howard Co, MD" by Warfield, p107
  • "First Fam of AA Co, MD 1649-1658" by Russell, 1:6
  • "Colonial Fam of AA Co, MD" by Barnes, p92-5

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