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JOSEPH CLARK(E) (b. 11 Feb 1642, d. 11 Jan 1727)JOSEPH CLARK(E) (son of JOSEPH CLARKE) was born 11 Feb 1642 in OF WESTERLY, RI, and died 11 Jan 1727 in Westerly, Wash., RI.
Notes for JOSEPH CLARK(E):
Arnold's VR, Vol. 1, page 57,all children of Bethiah and Joseph, Westerly, RI
NEHR Vol. 14, page 25, same reference as above for marriage.
Arnold's VR marriage Joseph of Westerly and Bethiah Hubbard, daughter of Samuel of Newport, by James Barker, Assistant 16 Nov 1664. Westerly VR, page 20
"The Clarke Family of Rhode Island" page 24
"He must have removed from Newport to Westerly early in life for in 1669 he became the Town Clerk of Westerly, retaining the position until 1700. In July 1675, he and his family went to Newport for fear of the Indian War then raging and remained in the home of Rev. Samuel Hubbard until the war closed."
page 25, His will was dated 5 Oct 1725, was proved at Westerly 1727, February 27. (Vol. II, p 107 of Town Council and Probate records)
He gave to daughter Mary Champlin a bed, bedding, etc and #5;to daughter Judith Maxson, #5; to daughter Susanna Babcock, #5; to daughter Bethiah Hiscox, 1 shilling; states that his sons Joseph and John, deceased, had already received their share of his estate; gives tohis two grandsons, viz; Joseph Clarke's eldest son and Joshua Clarke's eldest son, 12d apiece; to sons of Thomas, William and Samuel, a shilling each, they having had their portions.Names Samuel as executor.
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Marriage: 16 Nov 1664, Springfield, Hampton, MA.
Children of JOSEPH CLARK(E) are:
- Judith Clarke, b. 12 Oct 1667, d. date unknown.
- +Joseph Clarke, b. 04 Apr 1670, WESTERLY, NEWPORT, RI, d. 1719, WESTERLY, NEWPORT, RI.
- +Samuel Clarke, b. 29 Sep 1672, d. date unknown.
- John Clarke, b. 25 Aug 1675, d. date unknown.
- +BETHIA CLARKE, b. 11 Apr 1678, NEWPORT, WESTERLY, RI, d. 1756.
- Mary Clark, b. 27 Dec 1680, d. 1760.
- Susannah Clarke, b. 31 Aug 1683, WESTERLEY, NEWPORT, RI, d. date unknown.
- +Thomas Clarke, b. 17 Mar 1686, WESTERLY, NEWPORT, RI, d. 26 Nov 1767, WESTERLY, NEWPORT, RI.
- William Clark, b. 17 Apr 1688, d. date unknown.