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  • Joseph Clark, of Medfield (1613 - 1684)
    issues - Joseph Clark, was one of the earliest settlers at Dedham and one of the original thirteen founders of Medfield. He was an inhabitant of that part of Dedham that was set off as Medfield in 16...
  • Priscilla Colburn (1615 - 1692)
  • Mary Clark (1574 - 1642)
    Mary Hobart was christened in 1574 in Barnham, Norfolk, England, and died 22 May 1642 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Married: in 1592 in Bedfordshire, England to Rowland Clark (Clarke) Ch...
  • Thomas Clarke (1543 - 1627)
    Thomas Clarke (1570-1627) spent his whole life at Westhorpe, England. Westrhorpe was a small town near Bury-St-Edmunds and Thomas Clarke was one of the largest landowners at Westhorpe. He married Rose ...
  • John Clarke, of Finningham & Westhorpe (1541 - 1598)
    John Clarke Birth: Finningham, Suffolk Co., England Death: Apr 1598 - Finningham, Suffolk Co., England Parents: John Clarke, Margaret Wife: Katherine Cooke Children: Thomas Clarke, John Cla...

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To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Clarke family, from earliest origins to near modern times.

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