These are the earliest known Clark records in Braintree:

Braintree Land Grants
heads acres
1640 Feb 24 James Clark* 2 8
1638 Feb 19 John Clark* 10 40
1639 Thomas Clark* 6 24

James Clark

Joseph Clark died 1708, line of ye webmeister

Nathan Clark born 1678


Vital Records of Braintree

Braintree

" Nathan, son of Joseph & Damaris CLARK, b. 10 Oct 1678

" Joseph, son of Joseph & Damaris CLARK, b. 10 Oct 1680

" Ebenezer, son of Joseph & Demaris CLARKE, b. 10 Jul 1694

" John, son of Joseph & Damaris CLARK, b. 31 Aug 1682

" Edward, son of Joseph & Damaris CLARK, b. 21 May 1684 [Recorded at his desire 4 Apr 1737 & by his acct. to me R. F.]

" David, son of Joseph & Damaris CLARK, b. Sep 1686

" Jonathan, son of Joseph & Damaris CLARK, b. 14 Mar 1789/90

" Benjamin, son of Joseph & Damaris CLARK, b. 25 Aug 1692

" David, son of Joseph CLARK, b. ----- (1687????)

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" Abigail, dau of Nathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 21 May 1702

" John, son of Jonathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 19 Feb 1712/13

" Mary, dau of Richard & Mary CLARK, b. 8 Dec 1713

" Nathan, son of Nathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 17 Apr 1704

" Susannah, dau of Nathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 9 May 1796

" Bethiah, dau of Nathan & Jemima CLARK, b. Aug 1708

" Jerusha, dau of Nathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 13 Mar 1711

" Sarah, dau of Nathan & Jemima CLARK, 11 Oct 1713

" Lydia, dau of Jonathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 28 Feb 1715/16

" Mary, dau of David & Ruth CLARKE, b. 27 May 1716

" Samuel, son of Jonathan & Jemimah CLARK, b. 5 Aug 1718

" Benjamin, son of Benjamin & Mary CLARK, b. 16 Jan 1721

" Jemimah, dau of Jonathan & Jemimah CLARK, b. 7 Jan 1721

" Ruth, dau of David & Ruth CLARK, b. 31 Jan 1721/2

" Ebenezer, son of Benjamin & Mary CLARK, b. 4 Dec 1722

" Susannah, dau of Jonathan & Jemimah CLARK, b. 17 Nov 1724

" Joseph, son of Benjamin & Mary CLARK, b. 4 Jun 1725

" Sarah, dau of Jonathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 20 Jan 1726

" Mary, dau of Benjamin & Mary CLARK,b . 16 Mar 1727/8

" Jonathan, son of Jonathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 6 Feb 1728/9

" James, son of Benjamin & Mary CLARK, b. 28 Jan 1728/9

" Mary, dau of Benjamin & Mary CLARKE, b. 24 Oct 1731

" Betty, dau of Jonathan & Jemima CLARK, b. 9 Jun 1736

" Jacob, son of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 16 Jun 1742

" Paul, son of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 15 Apr 1744

" Solomon, son of Benja., Jr., & Bethia CLARK, b. 16 Nov 1744

" Releaf, dau of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 29 Oct 1745

" John, son of Mr. Peter & Anne CLARKE, b. 24 Jun 1745

" Lemuel, son of Sam'll & Sarah CLARK, b. 9 Jun 1746

" Jonathan, son of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 3 Feb 1746

" Bety, dau of Joseph & Mary CLARK, b. 16 Mar 1747

" Deborah, dau of Mr. Peter & Anne CLARK, b. 13 Aug 1747

" Sam'll, son of Sam'll & Sarah CLARK, b. 29 May 1748

" Meriam & Betty, daughters of Sampll & Sarah CLARK, b. 1 May 1750

" Barnabas, son of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 22 Oct 1749

" Susee, dau of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 10 Jan 1751

" Jemima, dau of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 19 May 1753

" Releaf, dau of John & Susannah CLARK, b. 6 Jan 1756

" Rachel, dau of Ebenezer & Abigail CLARK, b. 15 Jul 1760

" Susanna, dau of Ebenezer & Abigail CLARK, b. 6 Mar 1763

" The Children of James & Mary CLARK:

  1. James, b. 17 Sep 1755
  2. Lemuel, b. 12 May 1756
  3. Peter, b. 29 Apr 1758
  4. Gregory, b. 5 Apr 1760
  5. Mary, b. 10 Jun 1762
  6. Micaiah, b. 1 Jul 1764
  7. Asa, b. 14 Apr 1766

" Peter, son of Peter & Hannah CLARK, b. 27 Sep 1764

" William, son of Peter & Hannah CLARK, b. 18 May 1766

" Daniel, son of Peter & Hannah CLARK, b. 14 Mar 1768

" Benjamin, son of Peter & Hannah CLARK, b. 26 Feb 1770

" Francis, son of Peter & Hannah CLARK, b. 25 Feb 1772, d. 14 Jul 1773

" Francis, son of Peter & Hannah CLARK, b. 14 Apr 1774

" Benjamin, son of Peter & Hannah CLARKE, b. 26 Feb 1770

" The Children of Silas & Betsey CLARK:

  1. Betsey, b. 2 Mar 1786
  2. Paul, b. 30 Jul 1787
  3. Almerin, (dau) b. 2 Feb 1789

" The Children of Atkins & Ruth CLARK:

  1. Dorcas, b. 4 Jul 1772
  2. Ruth, b. 24 May 1774
  3. Nathaniel, b. 22 Mar 1776
  4. Atkins, b. 26 Dec 1778
  5. Amasa, b. 4 Feb 1780
  6. Charlotte, b. 17 Feb 1782
  7. Isual, b. 10 May 1784
  8. Azubah, b. 3 Apr 1786
  9. Otes, b. 21 Jul 1788 (I have enter'd the names as there were wrote in the paper delivered to me.)

" The Children of Capt. James & Mary CLARK:

  1. Sarah, b. 29 Mar 1768
  2. Josiah, b. 11 May 1770
  3. William, b. 16 Jun 1774
  4. Elizabeth, b. 7 Mar 1778

" Children of Eliot & Hannah CLARK:

  1. Hannah, b. 18 Sep 1770
  2. Joseph, b. 12 Aug 1772
  3. Elizabeth, b. 18 Feb 1776. Died.
  4. Sarah, b. 27 Jun 1781
  5. Samuel, b. 22 Feb 1784
  6. Mary, b. 28 Jul 1786
  7. John, b. 20 Oct 1789. Died.
  8. Elizabeth, b. 16 Aug 1779

" The Children of Capt. Ebenezer & Ruth CLARK:

  1. Ebenezer, b. 8 Jun 1779
  2. Ruth, b. 2 Dec 1781
  3. Mary, b. 24 Jul 1784
  4. Abagail, b. 10 Jun 1787
  5. Sarah, b. 3 Jan 1790
  6. Benjamin Agar, a daughter (sic), b. 28 Mar 1792
  7. James, b. 2 Sep 1794

Marriages

" Joseph CLARK & Damaris FFRANCIS m. 6th. mo. 19th (16)'75 by Mr. ----

" Samuel WEBB & Marah ADAMS m. 16 Dec 1686, by Mr. CLARKE

" Elisha SHAW & Susannah CLARK m. 3 Jan 1743 Marriages by Rev'd Elisha EATON

" Thomas FAXON of Braintree & Anna CLARK of Danvis m. on or about 14 Sep 1752, by Mr. Peter CLARK of sd DANVIS

" Jonathan CLARK & Jemimah STAPLES m. 5 Oct 1711, by Mr. Samuel NIEL

" David CLARK & Ruth COPELAND m. 24 Sep 1713, by Rev. Mr. Samuel NIEL

" Samuel LISCOME & Mary CLARK m. 2 Jan 1717/18 by Rev. Mr. Samuel NIEL

" Benjamin CLARK & Mary NIELS, 17 Aug 1719 married by ye Rev. Mr. Samuel NILES in ye year 1719/20:

" Rev. Mr. Peter CLARK of Salem & Mrs. Deborah HOBART, 6 Nov 1719 married by ye Rev. Mr. Samuel NILES in ye year 1719/20:

" Thomas Hollis of Weymouth & Lydia CLARK of Braintree, 15 Apr 1735 By Rev. Mr. Elisha EATON were married:

" 13 Jul,. 1759 Elijah FRENCH & Mary CLARK

" 25 Oct. 1789, Asa CLARK of Boston & Mary ALLEN

" 2 Oct. 1790, Abiah FRENCH of Boston & Sarah CLARK

" 6 Oct. 1791, Lemuel CLARK & Phebe SPEAR

" John VINSON of Weymouth & Rebecca CLARK, 19 Jan 1777

" Ebenezer CLARK, Jr., & Ruth WILD, 9 Feb 1778

" John REEDE of Weymouth & Rachel CLARK, 5 Jan 1779

" John WHITE of Abington & Susanna CLARK, 24 --- 1782

" Hobard CLARK & Mary VINTON, 1 Jan 1784

" Asa CLARK & Polly ALLEN, 17 Feb 1790

" William AIKENS & Mary CLARK, 25 Dec 1787

" Abijah FRENCH of Boston & Sarah CLARK, 11 Nov 1790

" 4 Jun. 1763, Peter CLARK of Braintree & Hannah EPES of Danvers

" 25 Jun. 1763, Paul CLARK & Elizabeth NASH (3 Jul - Banns Forbidden)

" 26 Oct. 1765, Silas CLARK of Boston & Judith PRATT

" 27 Mar. 1766, Ezra PRATT of Weymouth & Abigail CLARK

" 13 Mar. 1767, John RUGGLES & Miriam CLARK

" 11 Apr. 1767, Eliot Clark & Hannah HOBART

" 13 Jun. 1767, William ALLEN & Deborah CLARK

" 18 Feb. 1769, Jonathan CLARK of Braintree & Hannah GLOYD of Abington

" 25 Mar. 1769, William MOSS of Middleborough & Susanna CLARK

" 13 Oct. 1769, John POOL of Weymouth & Sarah CLARK

" 2 Mar. 1771, Zebulon HAYWARD, Jr., & Susanna CLARK

" 30 May 1771, William CLARK of Norton & Abis THAYER

" 6 Oct. 1771, Barnabas CLARK & Bethiah RANDELL

" 27 Jan. 1774, John CLARK & Mehitable VINTON

" 26 Mar. 1774, Joshua CLARK & Judith HAYWARD

" 28 Oct. 1774, James KINGMAN & Releaf CLARK

" 9 Nov, John VENSON, Jr., of Weymouth & Rebecca CLARK Intentions of Marriage Entered 1776

" 7 Dec, John CLARK, 2d, & Margery HAYWARD Intentions of Marriage Entered 1776

" 31 Oct Ebenezer CLARK, Jr., & Ruth WILD HAYWARD Intentions of Marriage Entered 1777

" 20 Mar, Jonathan CLARK & Susanna FRENCH Intentions of Marriage Entered 1778

" 5 Dec, John REED, 3d, of Weymouth & Rachell CLARK FRENCH Intentions of Marriage Entered 1778

" 5 Jan, Joshua CLARK of Braintree, & Cloe BIRD of Stoughton Intentions of Marriage Entered 1781

" -- --- (27 Oct.?), John WHITE of Abingtown & Susannah CLARK Intentions of Marriage Entered 1781

" -- --- (27 Nov?), James CLARK Jr. & Rhoda BILLING Intentions of Marriage Entered 1783

" -- ---(27 Nov?), Gregory CLARK & Elizabeth BASS Intentions of Marriage Entered 1783

" 13 Dec, Hobart CLARK & Mary VINTON Intentions of Marriage Entered 1783

" 25 Sep, Lemuel CLARK & Releaf SOPER Intentions of Marriage Entered 1784

" -- --- (13 Aug??), Silas CLARK & Betsey HAYWARD SOPER Intentions of Marriage Entered 1785

" -- ---(1 May??), Nathaniel HOBART, Jr., & Jemima CLARK Intentions of Marriage Entered 1786

" 21 Mar, Jacob CLARK & Hannah HOBART Intentions of Marriage Entered 1787

" - --- (8 Dec??), William AIKENS & Mary CLARK Intentions of Marriage Entered 1787

DEATHS

" Christopher Webb CLARKE, 18 May 1678, original page [34]  page  656  (note by FOC, I believe this is Christopher Webb, who as "Clarke," ie clerk, is recording deaths.  Christopher Webb was also a selectman, and is listed all through these records.

" Ebenezer, son of Joseph & Damarus CLARK, d. 25 Dec 1706

" Joseph CLARK d. 8 Nov 1708

" William CLARK d. 24 Jul 1726

" Damaris, widow of Joseph CLARK, d. 14 Aug 1728

" Mary, dau. of Benjamin & Mary CLARK, d. 30 Apr 1729

" Jonathan CLARK d. 25 May 1746

" Betty, dau. of Jonathan (dec'd) & Jemima CLARK, d. 9 Jul 1746

" Ebenezer CRANE d. 11 Aug 1748

" Thomas CLARK, a lad lived with sd CRANE, d. 15 Aug 1748

" Mr. Peter CLARK d. 13 Nov 1747, ae 27 yrs, 12 days

" John NILES d. 7 May 1751

" Margaret, wife of John NILES above said, d. 10 Mar 1751

" Ebenezer NILES (their Kinsman) d. 11 May 1751

" Peter, son of the above said John & Margaret NILES, d. 14 May 1751

" Nathan NILES, their son, d. 15 May 1753 (sic)

" Mary CLARK, their Kinswoman, d. 17 May 1751

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" Eliot CLARK d. with a Consumption, 11 Jan 1792

Inscriptions

In memory of Mrs Theodora CLARK Born 1763, Feb 1 Died Aug 9, 1835. Spirit of the loved one blest, In thy peacefull slumbers rest, Till the great decisive day, God call to life thy sleeping clay.

In memory of Edmund CLARK, son of Capt. James CLARK and Mary his wife, who died July 13 1777, aged 5 Years.

In memory of Capt James CLARK, who died Nov. 3 1799 aged 71 Year (born c1728)

In memory of Mrs Mary CLARK, wife of Capt. James CLARK, who died March 1, 1822, aged 89.n (born c1733)

When such pure spirits yield to death,

No fears the Christian mind Controul,

'Tis but resigning mortal breath,

To reign immortal in the soul

In memory of

Henry H. CLARK,

who died July 12, 1827,

Æt 29.


Abigail Clark of Braintree in to marry Ezra Pratt 29 Mar 1766(VR Weymouth p48)

Betsey Clark of Braintree married Micah Orcutt, Jr. in Weymouth 1 June 1818 (int not recorded)(VR Weymouth p48)

Liddia Clark of Braintree int to marry Thomas Hollis 16 Feb. 1734/5(VR Weymouth p48)

Rachel Clark of Braintree int to marry John Reed, 2nd 6 Dec. 1778(VR Weymouth p48)

Rebecca Clark of Braintree int  to marry John Vinson, Jr. 10 Nov 1776(VR Weymouth p48)

Samuel Clark of Braintree and Sarah Burrell, int. to marry 21 May 1742 (VR Weymouth p48)

Sarah Clark of Braintree married John Pool, Jr.  int. 10 June 1837, m. 25 June (VR Weymouth p48)

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