Jacob Clark born 3 Apr. 1732 Medfield, son of David Clark, married in Medfield 7 Nov. 1754 Rachel Smith, she died 23 Jan. 1757, and he married second in Medfield 21 July 1757 Meletiah Hamant.
Volume 3 page 532 Clark, Jacob, Medfield. Sergeant, Capt. Ephraim Chenery's co., Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days. Volume 3 page 532 Clark, Jacob, Medfield. Private, Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; return of train band with equipments dated June 10, 1776; age, 44 yrs.; also, record dated July 3, 1776, attested by Capt. Sabin Mann, stating that said Clark was unnecessarily absent from Medfield militia; also, list of men dated Nov. 17, 1776, who received money for "turns done in the last wars in the days of Capt. Morse, the 1st, and Capt. Collidge;" credited with 1 turn; also, Private, Capt. Sabin Mann's co.; list of men dated Cumberland, Dec. 9, 1776, who were ordered to march to Court House, Providence, thence to Warwick Neck, R. I., by Maj. James Metcalf; service, 21 days; also, Capt. Sabin Mann's co.; marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; discharged Dec. 28, 1776; service, 21 days, under Maj. James Metcalf; also, list dated Sept. 16, 1777, of men drafted agreeable to a warrant issued by Col. Hawes Sept. 8, 1777, to complete quota of Continental Army; reported paid money in lieu of service.
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