Elinor Wright Clarke was likely born in Stepney, Middlesex, England the daughter of Richard Wright and his first wife Margaret. Abigail is likely her only full sibling.
With her father Captain Richard Wright came to New England with the Winthrop fleet in 1630. 29 December 1701 Elen Clark, aged about four score years, testified that she was about 9-10 when she came over with her father, Richard Wright, who was in Col. Humphrey's employ. [Swansea Register, Suffolk Co. Court Files, original papers No. 5, 400; WA GRC, 1957,(vol. 9 Historical Gleanings) p. 248]
She became the wife of James Clarke of Boston about 1744, likely in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, They were the parents of
Mary Sarah m. Morey
Aaron m. Sarah Lange
Mercy m. Barstow
She died after 19 December 1701 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
ANDERSON, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995.In the Richard Wright bio it says " i ELINOR/ELIZABETH, b. about 1621 (deposed 29 December 1701 "fourscore years or thereabouts" [Early Rehoboth 3:126-27, citing SJC Case #5400]"
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1945.) Vol 99, Page 241.