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John Clarke

Birthplace: Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Albemarle County, North Carolina, United States
Cause of death: Complications of boating accident
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael Clark and Sally Ann Clark
Husband of Mary Ann Clarke
Father of Mary Alston and John Clark ll

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About John Clarke

John Clark appears to have come to Carolina from VA about 1683/84, about the same time as Thomas Clark of Yeopim was first reported in Carolina. John Clark married Mary PALIN, daughter of Thomas Palin of Pasquotank about 1685. They had a daughter, Mary, before John Clark died from complications growing out of a boating accident in the Pasquotank River in 1689. His will, written in May 1689,mentions his wife and daughter and implies that his wife was pregnant at the time of his death. The will mentions property transfer arrangements should his wife prove to be with child and give birth to a son.


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John Clarke's Timeline

March 3, 1655
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
Age 19
Bedfordshire, England
May 1689
Age 34
Albemarle County, North Carolina, United States
Age 33
Pasquotank, NC, USA