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Margaret Wyeth (Clarke)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Westhorpe, Suffolk, England
Death: before 1644
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Clarke, of Westhorpe and Rose Clarke
Wife of Nicholas Wyeth
Mother of Sarah Fiske; John Wyeth and Nathaniel Wyeth
Sister of Margaret Clarke; Carew Clarke, of Newport; Thomas Clarke, of Newport; Rev. Dr. John Clarke, of Newport; William Clarke, of Westhorpe and 2 others

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About Margaret Wyeth

Margaret Clarke Wyeth (1608 - before 1644) -

  • Margaret Clarke, daughter of Thomas Clarke (born 1570) and Rose Kerrich (born 1572),
  • was baptised 12 October 1608 at Westhorpe, Suffolk, England.
  • About 1630, she married Nicholas Wyeth (1601 - 1680) at Saxtead, Suffolk, England;
  • they had three children.
  • Margaret and Nicholas came to New England before 1645, possibly as early as 1639, bringing their daughter Sarah.
  • Margaret died about 1643, either in Massachusetts or on the journey there.
  • In January of 1644, after he moved to Cambridge, Nicholas made a confession that "...the Lord took away my son and when we came here the Lord raised up my wife."

Marriage and Children

  1. Margaret Clarke (born 12 October 1608 Westhorpe, Suffolk, England), married c1630 Saxtead, Suffolk, England
    1. Sarah Wyeth (born 28 October 1632 Saxtead, Suffolk, England); married John Fiske
    2. John Wyeth (born 18 October 1634 Saxtead, Suffolk, England)
    3. Nathaniel Wyeth (born 11 December 1636 Saxtead, Suffolk, England)

Sources and Further Information

  • Bank's Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to NE, 1620-1650"
  • Lucious Paige, "The History of Cambridge", p. 702
  • "The Clark Ancestry", NEGBR 75:279
  • Jevons, "Descendants of Richard Fisk of Laxfield"
  • Bond, "Genealogies of the Early Settlers of Watertown"
  • James Savage, "A Genealogical Dictionary of New England." v. 4, 1860-62 (1969), p. 663
  • G. A. Moriarty, "Clarke-Cooke (alias Carewe)-Kerrich," NEHGR, Vol. 75 (1921), pp. 273-301
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Margaret Clarke Wyeth

  • Birth: Oct. 12, 1608 Westhorpe, Suffolk, England
  • Death: 1646 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Margaret Clarke was born in Westhorpe, Suffolk, England in 1608, and
  • baptised there on October 12 of that year.
  • Her parents were Thomas Clarke and Rose Kerrich.
  • She married Nicholas Wyeth, probably in Westhorpe, around 1630.
  • They had a daughter, Sarah and a son, John, born in Saxtead, Suffolk.
  • Their son John died in Saxtead.
  • Margaret and Nicholas came to New England before 1645, possibly as early as 1639, bringing their daughter Sarah.
  • If they did come earlier, they probably first lived in Watertown.
  • Margaret died about 1643, probably in Watertown.
  • In January of 1644, after he moved to Cambridge, Nicholas, upon joining the church, he made a confession that "....the Lord took away my son and when we came here the Lord raised up my wife." The burial place of Margaret is not known.

Information from:

  • Bank's Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to NE, 1620-1650;
  • "The History of Cambridge" by Lucious Paige, p. 702;
  • The Clark ancestry in NEGBR 75:279;
  • "Descendants of Richard Fisk of Laxfield" by Jevons;
  • "Genealogies of the Early Settlers of Watertown" by Bond

Bio provided by Ken Smith. Thanks Ken.

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  •  Parents:
    •  Thomas Clarke (1570 - 1627)
    •  Rose Kerridge Clarke (1572 - 1627) 
  • Spouse: Nicholas Wyeth (1601 - 1680) 
  •  Children: Sarah Wyeth Fiske (1632 - 1701)*
  • Burial: Unknown
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Notes

Margaret Clarke (Thomas3, John2, John1) chr 12 Oct 1608 Westhorpe, Suffolk, Eng. She d bef 1648, possibly in Eng. Prob d bef husband & dtr left Eng for MA.

Sources:

G A Moriarty, "Clarke-Cooke (alias Carewe)-Kerrich" NEHGR, Vol 75 (1921), p 273-301

James Savage, "Genealogical Dict of New Eng" v 4, 1860-62 (1969), p 663

She m Nicholas Wyeth, c1630 Eng. He b c1595 Eng, d 19 Jul 1680 Cambridge, Middlesex, MA. Res: Cambridge, Middlesex, MA. Nicholas Wyeth living in Cambridge early as 1647, & appears to have only 1 child, Sarah by 1st wife. He m 2nd, Rebecca Andrews, widow of Thos Andrews. He d age 85 yrs.

Sources:

James Savage, "Genealogical Dict of New Eng" v 4, 1860-62 (1969), p 663

They had following children:

i. Sarah Wyeth, b c 1631 Eng, m John Fiske


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Margaret Wyeth's Timeline

1608
October 12, 1608
Westhorpe, Suffolk, England
October 12, 1608
Westhorpe, Suffolk, England
October 12, 1608
Westhorpe, Suffolk, England
October 12, 1608
Westhorp, Suffolk, England
October 12, 1608
Westhorp, Suffolk, England
1632
October 28, 1632
Age 24
Saxtead, Suffolk, England
1634
October 18, 1634
Age 26
Saxtead, England
1636
December 11, 1636
Age 28
Saxtead, England
1644
1644
Age 35
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts