John Clark, III (1663 - 1701) MP

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Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
Death: Died in Middletown, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Connecticut Colony
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From DESCENDANTS OF JOHN CLARK OF NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT WHO CAME ON THE SHIP "ELIZABETH" IN 1634 FROM IPSWICH, COUNTY SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, COMPILED BY LLOYD WALTER (CLARK) HOAGLAND, 1990

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START OF THE THIRD GENERATION

  • FAM 7 From FAM 2-1

JOHN #3 CLARK,

  • son of John #2 Clark and his lst wife, Sarah (Smith).
  • b. Jan. 23, 1663/4, New Haven, Connecticut.
  • d. 1701, Middletown, Connecticut.
  • m. Abigail AMBROSE, as her 1st husband, Feb. 1685, New Haven,
    • dau. of Samuel AMBROSE and Hope (LAMBERTON) and granddaughter of Henry AMBROSE and also of Captain George LAMBERTON and his wife, Magaret (LEWEN).
      • SEE LAMBERTON GENEALOGY

Abigail

  • was b. April 1, 1665, Salisbury, Massachsetts.
  • d. Jan. 16, 1732, Middletown, Connecticut.
  • She m. 2nd, John WILLIAMS, Jan. 27, 1703, Middletown.
    • son of ?

In Middletown Upper Houses, by Charles Collard Adams, page 560, it states "John 2 Clark, b. 1637, m. Abigail Chenny. It also shows John 1 Clark as the father of John 2.

  • Correction to Middletown Upper Houses. The wife of John Clark was Abigail Ambrose, not Chenny. John 2 Clark should be John 3, b Jan. 2, 1663, grandson of John I, b. 1612. John 2 Clark was b. 1637.

In the Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers, by Royal R. Hinman, pages 552-555; it shows William Chenny "not having children of his own"... "His second wife's name was Hope... It appears he had one daughter (or a daughter of one of his wives) who married John Clark of Middletown"... He left part of his estate to Ambrose, Chenny and Eunice Clark, children of John Clark. The other child, John, had died before 1704.

In the Families of Ancient New Haven, by Donald Lines Jacobus, pages 39, 1078 and 1079; it shows that William Chenny married as her third husband, Hope Lamberton. on page 404 and 405; it shows that John and Abigail (Ambrose) Clark had five children;

  • 1. Anna and
  • 2. John who died before 1704, and
  • 3. Ambrose,
  • 4. Chenny and
  • 5. Eunice.

SEE: A Digest of Early Connecticut Probate Records, 1635-17001 by Charles William Manwaring. In the will of William Cheeny (sic) dated 17 September 1704; he mentions Cheeny Clark, Ambrose Clark and Eunice Clark as children of John Clark deceased. He also mentions my son-in-law John Williams and my daughter-in-law Abigail, his wife.

Children of John #3 Clark and Abigail (Ambrose), 5:

  • 3. Ambrose Clark FAM 18 Probably named for his grandfather Samuel AMBROSE.
  • b. March 25, 1696, Middletown.
  • m. Elizabeth WARD, April 21, 1715, Middletown.

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John Clark, III's Timeline

1663
January 23, 1663
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
1685
February, 1685
Age 22
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1690
November 5, 1690
Age 27
Middletown, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Connecticut Colony
1693
April 12, 1693
Age 30
Middletown, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Connecticut Colony
1696
March 25, 1696
Age 33
Middletown, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Connecticut Colony
1696
Age 32
1698
October 9, 1698
Age 35
Middletown, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Connecticut Colony
1700
August 27, 1700
Age 37
1700
Age 36
1701
1701
Age 37
Middletown, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Connecticut Colony