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John Clark

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Massachusetts or, England
Death: Died in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Hartford, Hartford County , Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Rebecca Clark
Father of Elizabeth Gridley; Rebeckah Woodruff; Mary Huntington; Abigail Marvin Pixley; Sarah Roote and 2 others

Managed by: David McClelland Sr.
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Immediate Family

About John Clark, of Farmington

John Clark was born abt. 1631-7, probably in England or Scotland or Massachusetts, and died 22 Nov 1712 in Farmington, Conn.

John was made a freeman of Farmington in May 1664, and was in office there in 1691.The record has that "John Clark of Farmington ye aged Departed his Natural Life twenty-second of November In ye year of or Lord 1712." His will is dated February 8, 1709/10, and has a codicil of the day before he died.

[Source:" Record of the Descendants of John Clark of Farmington," by Julius Gay], No Christian name of the wife is mentioned, but we are informed that the Church records contain no others of the name at that time members, who meet the conditions.

Parents: No evidence of this John Clark's parents is known. Some propose Samuel & Hannah Fordham Clark, but this is not conclusive. 7-17-2015 disconnecting http://www.geni.com/people/Samuel-Clark/6000000034170137456 and http://www.geni.com/people/Hannah-Clark/6000000034170342066 as parents until property sourced.

Married: Rebecca Marvin d. of Matthew Marvin & Elizabeth (Unknown) Marvin, b. 1639 Hartford, CT. No record of her marriage or death has been found.

The couple are member's of Hooker's Church in Hartford, 1680, but wife's name not mentioned.

Children (per Marvin):

Elizabeth Clark Rebecca Clark Mary Clark John Clark Sarah Clark Matthew Clark Abigail Clark Hannah Clark Abigail Clark Martha Clark Rachel Clark Mercy Clark Ebenezer Clark

Sources:

MARVIN - Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford, Ct., 1638 and 1635 https://books.google.com/books?id=Gc81AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA312&lpg=PA312&dq=john+clark+of+farmington&source=bl&ots=vkuweUQG2H&sig=4BZMCWGvsEFcruYwNTPwBd3Tpm8&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CD8Q6AEwBjgKahUKEwjlpNW1keTGAhXWLIgKHRixBsI#v=onepage&q=john%20clark%20of%20farmington&f=false

GAY - A Record of John Clark of Farmington and His Descendants https://archive.org/stream/recordofdescenda1882gayj#page/12/mode/2up

MCGHAN - Genealogies of Connecticut Families: From the New England, Volume 1 (JOHN CLARK 1630-1712) https://books.google.com/books?id=k6fDl9gE45IC&pg=PA419&dq=john+clark+of+farmington&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAGoVChMIwuDQiJjkxgIVgkSICh2N6AHu#v=onepage&q=john%20clark%20of%20farmington&f=false

From http://home.gci.net/~themarvins/LSM/gen/web/MARVIN/21May2005/pafg06.htm

Rebecca married John Clark son of Samuel Clark and Hannah Fordham in 1652 in ,Hartford,Hartford,CT. John was born about 1637 in of,Farmington,Hartford,CT. He died on 22 Nov 1712 in ,Farmington,Hartford,CT.

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John Clark, of Farmington's Timeline

1631
1631
England
1652
1652
Age 21
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
1663
January 26, 1663
Age 32
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1663
Age 32
1665
August 25, 1665
Age 34
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1669
June 18, 1669
Age 38
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1674
September 15, 1674
Age 43
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1680
April 4, 1680
Age 49
North Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1685
1685
Age 54
Farmington, Connecticut, United States
1712
November 22, 1712
Age 81
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut