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Thankful (Edwards) Clark (1716 - 1786)

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Thankful Clark formerly Edwards
Born in Northampton, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 25 Jul 1734 in Northampton, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USAmap
Profile last modified 8 Sep 2019 | Created 1 Jun 2011
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Biography

When Thankful Edwards was born on March 21, 1712, her father, Benjamin Edwards, was 30, and her mother, Mary Clark, was 26. [1]

She married Jonathan Clark on July 25, 1734, in Northampton, Massachusetts. [2]

They had 11 children in 20 years:[3]

1. Eleanor Clark, born 1735, died as an infant.

2. Jonathan Clark, born 1736, died as an infant.

3. Freedom Clark, born 1739.

4. Jonathan Clark Jr., born 1741.

5. Thankful Clark, born 1743.

6. Peggy Clark, born 1745.

7. Paul Clark, born 1747.

8. Eleanor Clark,born 1749.

9. Abner Clark, born 1750.

10. Silance Clark, born 1752.

11. Giles Clark, born 1756

She died on October 8, 1786, in Southampton, Massachusetts, at the age of 74.[4]

Sources

  1. Ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Ancestry.com, Name: Thankful Edwards Event Type: Birth Birth Date: 21 Mar 1712 Birth Place: Northampton, Massachusetts Father Name: Benjamin Edwards Mother Name: Mary Edwards. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=2495&h=7637085&indiv=try.
  2. Ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Ancestry.com, Name: Thankful Edwards Event Type: Marriage Marriage Date: 25 Jul 1734 Marriage Place: Northampton, Massachusetts Spouse Name: Jonath'n Clark. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=2495&h=17636965&indiv=try.
  3. Online Resource, The ancestry and the writings of the Rev. Dorus Clarke, D.D. ... . John Clark and Mary Strong ... Increase, born April 8, 1684; married Mary Sheldon, Feb. 2,. 1710, and he ... Jonathan Clark was a farmer in Southampton,. Mass. 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. http://lcweb4.loc.gov/service/gdc/scd0001/2007/20070619026an/20070619026an.pdf
    4th Generation Jonathan Clark, Thankful Page 10
  4. Ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Ancestry.com, Name: Thankfull Clark Event Type: Death Death Date: 8 Oct 1786 Death Place: Southampton, Massachusetts Spouse Name: Jonathan Clark. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=2495&h=3487172&indiv=try.


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