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William Clarke Jr. (1684 - 1753)

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Captian William Clarke Jr.
Born in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 5 Jan 1710 in Lebanon, New London, CTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Lebanon, Windham, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 18 Sep 2019 | Created 3 May 2016 | Last significant change: 18 Sep 2019
23:50: T (Smithers) B edited the Biography for William Clarke Jr. (1684-1753). [Thank T for this]
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Capt. William Clark Jr. was born 15 Feb 1684 in Northampton, Mass, son of Capt. William Clark Sr. and Hannah Strong. He married Bethiah Williams, on 5 Jan 1709/10 in Lebanon, CT.[1]. They had there:[1]

  1. Hannah b. February 21 1710/11
  2. William b. October 28, 1712
  3. Bethiah b. September 27, 1714
  4. Beulah b. October 24, 1716, d. February 10, 1725/6
  5. Phinehas b. May 15, 1718
  6. Mary b. August 9, 1720
  7. Jemima b. 1721 or 1722
  8. Martha b. February 2, 1723/4
  9. Submit b. March 19, 1726
  10. Beulah b. December 20, 1729

He died 28 Aug, 1753, in Lebanon, CT.[2][3]

His will is dated August 13, 1752.[4] He names:

  • wife Bethiah
  • sons William and Phineheis
  • daughters Hannah Newcomb, Bethia Lyman, Mary Hatch, Jemima Jones, Martha Hatch, Submit Throop, and Biuluh Clark

His inventory was taken November 10, 1753 and was worth £331-5-11.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lebanon Births, Marriages, Deaths: Volume 1 Page 40.
  2. Miner Descent, Accessed 2016.
  3. Find a grave profile for Capt William Clark. Old Cemetery, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, USA. Linda Mac, 2009. Memorial# 33617876. Accessed 2016
  4. Windham Probate Records: Volume 4, Page 388-389
  5. Windham Probate Records: Volume 4, Page 390-391
  • Town of Lebanon. Births, Marriages, Deaths; imaged, FamilySearch; DGS 007730346 ("Records of births, marriages, and deaths, vols. 1-4, 1700-1915)
  • Town of Windham Probate Records; imaged, FamilySearch; DGS 007627149 ("Probate records v. 3-4 1744-1755").

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On 18 Sep 2019 at 23:25 GMT T B wrote:

Remove Hannah Smalley as wife - clearly the wrong individual. No sources, no evidence William was ever married to her, and conflicted with his wife Bethiah who survived him.

On 23 Dec 2017 at 06:29 GMT Brad Foley wrote:

Clark-9275 and Clarke-7369 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, dates, family

On 20 Aug 2014 at 03:48 GMT Brad Foley wrote:

Clark-18364 and Clark-9275 appear to represent the same person because: Suspiciously similar information

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