Jonathan Clark, b. 14 Mar 1689/90, Braintree, Norfolk, MA (VR Braintree p670) son of Joseph Clark of Braintree; d. 25 May 1746, Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA; m. Jemima Staples, 05 Oct 1711, Braintree, Norfolk, Ma. (VR Braintree p742).  She was the daughter of John and Jemima  (Jewitt) Staples; b. April 23, 1694; m. by Rev. Samuel Niel.  d. 25 May 1746.   They were members of Niles Church until 1741 when they joined the South Precinct (now Randolph).  He was surveyor of highways in 1727, 1738, in the South Precinct; fence viewer 1734; on committee to inspect the killing of deer in 1739 and 1740; lived in Mr. Niles house near Cranberry Brook in 1731.  At the Town Meeting 5 march 1743, the third article was to see "of the town will accept of a way given by Jonathan Clark and others from said Clark's to the Middle Swamp Waay for a town way."  Alive in 1743 in Braintree, and served in official capacity.

  1. John Clark born 19 Feb. 1712/13 (VR Braintree p692) married Susannah Bryant (Brian) of Bridgewater
    1. Jacob Clark, b. 1742.
    2. Relief Clark, b. 1745 died <1756
    3. Jonathan Clark of Braintree b. 1746. and Hannah Gloyd (Clark) of Abington (married Feb. 18, 1769), his wife.  It may be that this Jonathan Clark married Susannah French in 1771 (Reed Genealogy V2)
      1. Mary Clark married William Phillips
        1. Hannah Adams (Phillips) West, born 1806 in the town of West Duxbury, County of Plymouth
    4. Susie Clark, b. 1751.
    5. Jemima Clark, b. 1753.  This may be the Jemima Clark who married Nathaniel Hobert in 1786.
    6. Relief Clark, b. 1756.
  2. Lydia Clark born 28 Feb. 1715/16 Braintree (VR Braintree p700) ; m. April 15, 1735, Thomas Halles, of Weymouth.
  3. Samuel Clark born 5 August 1718 Braintree (VR Braintree p706) (incorrectly listed in Reed Genealogy: Descendants of William Reade, of Weymouth, Mass., from 1635-1902, by J.L. Reed pub. 1901 vol 2 appendix, no source given, as son of Jonathan's brother, Nathaniel).  Samuel Clark married Sarah. Samuel Clark of Braintree, and Sarah Tilston of Weymouth, Int. 24 Oct. 1742 (VR Weymouth) .Children:
    1. Lemuel Clark, b. 1746; m. Oct. 6, 1791, Phebe Spear.
    2. Samuel Clark, b. 1748.
  4. Jemimah Clark born 7 Jan. 1721 Braintree (VR Braintree p708) m. Oct. 8, 1741, William Leufield.
  5. Susanna Clark born 17 Nov. 1724 married 3 Jan. 1743 Elisha Shaw  in Weymouth (Clark Family of Braintree, Mass., by G.P. Bonsall, 1947)(VR Weymouth p29)
  6. Jonathan Clark born 6 Feb. 1728/9 (Clark Family of Braintree, Mass., by G.P. Bonsall, 1947)
  7. Sarah Clark, b. 1726. (listed in Reed Genealogy: Descendants of William Reade, of Weymouth, Mass., from 1635-1902, by J.L. Reed pub. 1901 vol 2 appendix, no source given)
  8. Betty Clark born 9 June 1736; died 9 July 1746.  (Clark Family of Braintree, Mass., by G.P. Bonsall, 1947)
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