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Richard Clark, 2 (b. Abt. 1661, d. 1742)Richard Clark, 2 (son of Richard Clarke, 1 and Elizabeth (?) Clarke)54 was born Abt. 1661 in Southhampton, Long Island, New York, and died 1742.He married Hannah Norris, daughter of Henry Norris and Abigail Stratton.
Notes for Richard Clark, 2:
8/17/1742 Richard Clark of Elizabeth, Essex Co., ship carpenter; will of. Children, Hannah, Richard, Abigail, Elizabeth, Henry, John and
Jonathan. 5/16/1743 - "I Richard Clark being very sick for a long time, and still weak, desire my brothers to act without me." Witness - James
Clark. Inventory of personal estate £40.06.05, including bond of Jonathan Clark, made by William Clark, George Ross. 9/14/1742. Proved
5/17/1743. Lib. D, p. 58 [Ref# 5]
Hannah Norris was the daughter of Henry Norris & Abigail Stratton of Elizabethtown, NJ, and named in Henry Norris' will as "Hannah Clarke."
[Ref# 1] She was the wife of either Richard Clark 2, Ephraim Clark 2 or Thomas Clark 2. Preference is given to Richard Clark in this compilation
because one son was named Henry. Abigail Stratton was the daughter of John Stratton of Easthampton, Long Island, NY, named in his will as
"daughter Abigail, wife of Henry Norris." [Ref# 62]
Will proved 5/17/1743 Elizabethtown
Occupation: ship carpenter
Children of Richard Clark, 2 and Hannah Norris are:
- +Richard Clark, 3, b. Abt. 1682, d. 1743.