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Lydia (Rood) Clark (1731 - 1789)

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Lydia Clark formerly Rood
Born in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 16 Jul 1750 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 15 Jan 2019 | Created 22 Jun 2011
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Biography

She was the daughter of Jabez Rood and Mehitable Standish.[1]

Lydia, daughter of Jabez, was baptized 12 Sep 1731 in Lisbon, Connecticut.[2]

Thomas Clark junr of Norwich and Lydia Rude were married Together on y 16th Day of July 1750.[3][4]

Daughter Lydia wife of Thomas Clark of Norwich was named in the will of Jabez Rood.[5]

She was named in the will of her aunt Jehoden Standish.[6]

Children:[3][7]

Thomas ye Son of Thomas Clark & his Wife Lydia was born July 14th 1753.
Joseph ye Son of Thomas Clark & of his Wife Lydia was born Sept 15th 1755.
Peletiah ye Son of Thomas Clerk & of his wife Lydia was born Octor 15th 1757.
Jedediah ye Son of Thomas Clark & of his Wife Lydia was born Febery 21 1760.
Desire the Daughter of Thomas Clark & of his wife Lydia was born May 9th 1762.

She is named in the will of Thomas Clark of Norwich dated 9 Apr 1764.[8]

Sources

  1. Mayflower Families: Page 47-48
  2. "Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut". Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Vol 059 Lisbon p. 136 from Vol 1, p. 56Image
  3. 3.0 3.1 Vital Records of Norwich 1659- 1848 Vol. I
  4. Mayflower Families: Page 142-143
  5. Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Author: Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut. Jabez Rude Probate Date: 1760 Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA Inferred Death Year: Abt 1760 Inferred Death Place: Connecticut, USA Case Number: 3299.
  6. Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut. Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts. Jehodean Standish. Image
  7. Mayflower Families: Page 142-143
  8. Mayflower Families: Page 142-143
  • Warner, Russell, Re-Edited by Wakefield, Robert S., FASG, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Volume 14, Family of Miles Standish, (General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 2007)

Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile Rood-37 created through the import of Travis Family Tree.ged on Jun 22, 2011 by Roger Travis.


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