Jonas Clark of Cambridge

Source Letter: letter written March 2, 1896 by Geo.L. Clark, of Andover son of Hobart Clark, to M.C. Andrews .

JONAS (1) CLARK ancestor of an Andover line of Clark family, was an elder in Cambridge, where he lived with his wife, Sarah. He was born 1620. At the death of Sarah, Feb. 20 1650, - he took for a 2nd wife, Elizabeth Clark, on July 30 c age 41, of the same year. She died on March 21, 1673 age 41 , and he married 3rd., in August of that year Elizabeth Cook.

The children were : -

  1. Jonas (2), b.- ; of Charlestown; m. 1st, Susanna Bennett,dau. of Richard Bennett and 1st wife,Sybil, b F'eb.2,1651 (he is often given as the father of Rev.Tom. but is really the brother.)
  2. Timothy (2), b. 1657; son of the 2nd wife; Capt.; of Cambridge and Boston;-
  3. Thomas (2), b.1653 ; d. 1704 at Chelmsford;" m. 1st Mary---; m. 2nd. 1702 Elizabeth Whiting, dau. of Rev. Samuel Whiting of Billerica and wife, Dorcas Chester; Thomas was a Rev.; Elizabeth d. 1702.
  4. Samuel (2), b.- ; lived in Concord 1686.

Rev. Thomas(2) Clark and 1st wife Mary, in Chelmsford, had:

  1. Jonas (3) b.Dec.20, 1684; m. Elizabeth Richardson, daughter of Ezekiel & wife Mary (Bunker), b. 1692.
  2. Thomas (3), b. Sept. 28,1694~
  3. Lucy (3), ; m. William Tj~g.
  4. Elizabeth (3) Dec.11,1701.m. John Hancock; North Cambridge. by 2nd wife, Elizabeth Whiting
  5. Timothy(3) b.(said record) April 29,1702; error-possible,1703 or 4.He m. Elizabeth Abbott of ANDOVER, 1739; went to Pelham, N.H. 1772;letter from North Church; she was dau. of Ebenezer Abbott and w. Elizabeth Tucker, b. 1719.
  6. Abigail(3), b. Jan.28,1705j after father's death; lived in Boston.

Jonas(3)Clark (Rev. Tom(2) Jonas(l) and wife Elizabeth Richardson, had:

  1. Timothy (4), b. June 25,1711; d. 1792; left estate to relatives; either unm. or childless at death. -"
  2. Elizabeth (4) d. 1792; non compos; d. before Timothy, and when the estate was settled her possessions were added.
  3. Thomas (4), b. Aug. 24,1713; d. 1753; m. Mary---.
  4. Lucy (4) ; m. Jonathan Richardson.
  5. Mary (4), b. June 5, 1711; m. a Mr. Hildreth.
  6. Jonas (4), b. about 1715; d. in Chelmsford 1745; m. Annie Frye of ANDOVER, 1741.

Jonas (4)_Clark (Jonas(3) Rev.Tom(2) Jonas(l) and wife, Annie Frye, had:-

  1. Isaac (5), b. 1743 ; in Chelmsford.
  2. Bunker (5), b. 1744, in Chelmsford ; mentioned in will of uncle Tim .

Thomas (4) Clark(Jonas (3) Rev.Tom (2) Jonas (l) and wife, Mary, had:

  1. Oliver(5), b. 1741; try Mansfield,Conn.
  2. Thomas (5), b. 1743; m. Lydia ---
  3. Thomas(5) C1ark(Tom(4)Jonas(3)Rev.Tom(2) Jonas(l) &ad wife,Lydia---,had:(
    1. Timothy (6), b. 1768; m.Molly (was she Parker or Rogers?) were in Tewksbury 1795; had:-
      1. Timothy(7), b. 1795.
      2. James (7), b. 1797. (more children-page 3.)\
    2. Lydia (6), b. 1770.
    3. Mary (6), b. 1772.
    4. Elizabeth (6), b. 1774
    5. Jonathan (6), b.1776; did he have a wife, Pamela,1815?
    6. Rhoda (6), b. 1778;d. 1797
    7. Oliver(6), b.1779
    8. Sally(6), b. 1781;d. 1794.
    9. Jerre(6), b. 1783
    10. Andrew (6), b. 1786
    11. Rebecca (6), b. 1788

Timothy (6) C1ark '(Tom{5)(4)Jonas(3) Rev.Tom(2) Jonas{l) and wife Mary (Tewksbury), had:-

  1. Mary (7), b. 1791
  2. Tom(7) 1793
  3. Timothy(7), b.1795
  4. Parker(7), b. 1794
  5. James(7), b. 1797
  6. Sarah Rogers (7), b. 1798
  7. Rhoda (7), b. 1800
  8. Joel Rogers (7), b. 1804
  9. Nancy (7), b. 1812.

Timothy (3) C1ark (Rev. Thomas(2) Jonas(1) and wife, Elizabeth Abbott,had:.

  1. Timothy(4), bapt. No. Church April 1746; b. 1740
  2. Elizabeth (4), b. 1740; a twine?); died 1747
  3. John (4) d. 1744.
  4. John (4), 2nd., b. 1744; m. Jane---; went to Brookfield before 1777.
  5. Elizabeth (4) 2nd., bapt. No. Church 1748; m. Ben Frye 1767; Pelham and Nashua 1777; he d. 1778~ of small-pox; was a Marine in War.
  6. Sarah (4), b. 1749-
  7. Thomas(4), b. Jan,24,1752; d. here Jan.12,181l; m. 1777,/Martha, Widow of Eph.Swan,-daughter of John Farrington and w.Sarah Hollis.
  8. Ebenezer (4), b. 1753; Pelham.

Thomas,(4) C1ark (Timothy(3) Rev.Tom(2) Jonas(l) and wife, Martha Swan,had

  1. :Ezra (5), b. Sept. 20,1781; m. Hannah Chandler,Oct.6,1805jdau.of Zeb Hnd (sic) wife Lucy,-b. June 17,1787; he d. Oct.25,1812; she m. 2nd John Barnard, b. 1788; she d. Aug. 29,1826 in Andover.

Ezra (5) Clark(Tom(4)Tim(3) Rev.Tom(2) J&nas(l) and wife,Hannah Chandler,had:

  1. Ezra (6), b. Dec.28,1805; lived in North Andover; a farmer; m. Persis Hemmenway
  2. Thomas (6), b. June 17, 1807; housepainter; lived in west Andover; Deacon of Free Church; d. Feb. 1, 1875 ; m. Sarah Ann Osgood b. Nov. 14 1811 daughter of Sam'l Osgood and wife Lydia Noyes; she d. March 31,1864; he m. 2nd.,Dorcas, daughter 6f James Abbott.
  3. Zebadia (6), b. Aug. 8,1809; lived in Methuen near Pelham line.

Thomas(6) Clark (Ezra(5) Tom(4)Tim(3)tiev.Tom{2) J onas(l) and Sarah A.Osgood,had

  1. Jerre(7), b.1844; in Andover; kept P.Academy boarders on the Hill.
  2. Joseph J. (7). b. l848; travelling salesman.
  3. Sarah Frances (7), b. l842.
  4. Emma (7)b. 1855; d. May 28,1876.
  5. Thomas Henry, (7), b. 1832; d. Feb.ll, 1839.
  6. Eliza Ann (7), b. and d. at 15 mo. Aug. 25,1835.
  7. son (7), d .y.
  8. Abby Ann (7), b. 1837
  9. Henry Newton(7), b. l839; d. Nov. 27, 1840
  10. Eliza Osgood (7), died Sept.9,1805.
  11. Frederick (7), b. 1851; d. Aug. 19, 1853.

Elizabeth(4) Clark(Timothy(3) and husband, Ben Frye, had:-

  1. Persis (5) , b. 1769; bapt. Oct.8.
  2. Patty (5) , b. April 5,1772.
  3. Nathe (5) , b. June 12,1774
  4. Betty (5) , b. May 4, 1777.

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