John Clark and Mercy Wentworth, both of Stoughton, with their intention of marriage entered 23 Jan. 1730-1. (VR Stoughton: Stoughton 1727-1800, Canton 1797-1845 preceded by the records of the South Precinct of Dorchester 1715-1727 p25), both of Soughton, Joyned together in marriage 28 Oct. 1731 by Samuel Dunbar Pastor.

John Clark son of John and Mercy Clark was born 15 April 1734

Mercy Clark, wife of John Clark and daughter of John and Elizabeth Wentworth deceased 20 May 1734 (Stoughton VR, p35)

Volume 3 page 541 [p.541] Clark, John, Stoughton. Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated June 27, 1777; residence, Stoughton; enlisted for town of Stoughton; joined Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, list of men mustered in Suffolk Co. by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master, dated Boston, March 16, 1777; Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt.; also, Private, Major's co., Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to July 9, 1777; reported deceased; also, (late) Capt. William Patrick's co., (late) Col. Ichabod Alden's (6th) regt.; return of men in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, certified to at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779.

Volume 3 page 541 Clark, John, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Rhode Island.

  1. John Clark son of John and Mercy Clark was born 15 April 1734
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