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Robert Clarke, Jr

Male 1652 - 1725  (~ 72 years)


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  1. 1.  Robert Clarke, Jr was born in Mar 1652 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died on 31 Jan 1725 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Will: 31 Jan 1725, Saint Mary Co, Maryland

    Notes:

    1689. Robert Clarke ??, Abraham Clarke & Richard Gardiner paid by John Darnall's estate, Lib 10 fol 230 SMC and in Lib 10 fol 210 Robert Clarke ??
    owed the estate of Richard Gardiner.

    1696 Robert Clarke paid estate of Richard Gardiner, Lib 14, fol 78. Payment to Gilbert Clarke.
    Mentions Thos Gardiner, brother of dec'd, Luke Gardiner,
    Exr. [note says 'Luke Gardiner knew of Robert Clarke's Father'. - to me Luke is referring to the Surveyor.

    Clarke, Anne, dau of robert & Mary 16yrs servant of Mathew Stonehill 11 Jan 1675. [ct&land F#1.163]
    Clarke, Susannah dau of Robert & Mary to age 16 servant of Robert Thompson 11 Jan 1675 [ct&land F#1.153]
    Clarke, Mary dau of Robert & Mary to age 16 servant of Henry Hawkins 11 jan 1675 [ct& land F#1.163]
    Clarke, Robert son of Robert & Mary to age 21 servant of John Allward 11 jan 1675 [ct& land F#1.163]

    ===
    Daniell Hamon 9.262 A SM 34.5.3 #3482 Apr 30 1687
    Payments to: Mr. Stephen Goff by order of Col. Henry Darnall, Richard Chapman, Robert Clarke, Richard Edlen, James Heath.
    Administrator: Thomas Deakings.
    ===
    John Crooke 19.159 A SM 23.8.11 12.10.8 Jul 13 1699
    Payments to: Jacob Moreland, Robert Clarke, Thomas Crabb.
    Mentions: 3 orphans (unnamed).
    Administratrix: Sarah Warren, wife of Samuell Warren.
    ===
    Powell, George, 1st Jan., 1648; 19th July, 1685.
    To wife Sarah, execx., life interest in estate.
    To son George 2/3 of estate at 21 yrs. of age, and entire estate at death of his mother.
    Test: Cor Watkinson, Garrett Comerford, Evan Jones. 4. 144.
    ===
    George Powell 9.137 A CA 14.10.4 #6259 Aug 9 1686
    The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #1590.
    Payments to: Col. Henry Jowles, Mr. Richard Gardner, Mr. Henry Brent, Robert Clark, Peter Wood, Edward Wood, Cornelius Watkins, John Galwith, William Taylard.
    Executrix: Sarah Crooke, wife of John Crooke.
    ===
    Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 184
    {abt 28 March 1676}[undated]; Deed from William Marshall, planter, to Robert Clarke and John Clarke, sons of Robert Clark; for 5,000# tobacco; a parcel of land sold to me by Walter Beane; /s/ William Marshall; wit. Daniell Johnson, John Small
    ===
    Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 30
    12 Sep 1688; Indenture from Robert Clark, planter, to Philip Lyne; 2,000# tobacco; a parcel called Small Hopes on the main fresh of the Wicomico River; containing 100 acres; also a parcel called Purchase adjoining a parcel laid out for Henry Moore called Small Hopes; also 50 acres formerly surveyed by Richard Edelen for Robert Clark; joining 600 acres formerly laid out for George Goodrich; /s/ Robert Clark (mark); wit. Cleborne Lomax, Ralph Shaw, Peter Dent
    ===
    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 15 January 1700
    From: WILLIAM CLARKSON formerly of Charles County, now of P. G. County, planter.
    To: ROBERT CLARKE of P. G. County, planter
    Price: 7000 lbs. tobacco
    Property: All the 192 acre tract called "Clarksons Purchase" on Broad Creek below the mouth of Clash Creek and bounding on "Addisons Expidition" and "Bachellors Harbour."
    Signatures: WILLIAM CLARKSON, RUTH CLARKSON
    Wit.: JOHN HAWKINS, ROBT. WADE
    Ackn'd: WILLIAM CLARKSON and RUTH his wife, 15 January 1700.
    Recorded: (day & month unspecified) 1699, Vol. A, p. 197.
    ===
    Charles County Court and Land Records, Liber H #2, Page 284
    23 Sep 1719; Recorded at request of Capt. John Fendall, Gent.:
    5 Sep 1662; from William Marshall, planter, for 5, 000 # of Tobaco; a parcel sold by Walter Beane to Robert Clark and John Clark s/o sd. Robert Clark; paying rent to Walter Beane; /s/ William Marshall (mark); wit. Daniel Johnson, John Small

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    Will:
    Clarke, Robert, St. Mary's County, 19th Aug., 1721; 31st Jan., 1725.
    To eldest son Thomas and hrs., land he now lives on in "Bever Dam Mannor"; personalty.
    To son Robert, "Addition"; and personalty.
    To little son Benjamin and hrs. (son of wife Elizabeth), dwelling plantation -- and personalty; to be in care of his mother and to be brought up in faith of Church of England; shd. he die during minority, plantation after wife's decease to son Thomas and hrs.
    To wife Elizabeth, extx., residue of personal estate during life; at her decease, to be divided among eldest children, viz. Thomas, Robert, daus. Sarah Grinwell, Anne Hall, Jeny Gough and Elinor, wife of Henry Grinwell.
    Test: Richard Osbern, Robert Hutchings, Michael Realy.
    Codicil, 8th Nov., 1725: Shd. wife die during minority of son Benjamin, she may assign him as she thinks flt, security for complying with above will being given.
    Test: M. Jenifer, Jno. Read, Henry Realy. 18, 438.

    Robert married Sarah Combs about 1675 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland. Sarah (daughter of Abraham (Coombes) Combs) was born about 1659 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1696 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Thomas Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1682 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died on 24 Dec 1733 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.
    2. 3. Robert Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1689 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died in 1736 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.
    3. 4. Sarah Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1690 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died about 1715 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.
    4. 5. Mary Ann Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1692 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1692.
    5. 6. Jane Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1694 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1736 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.
    6. 7. Eleanor Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1696 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1 Mar 1757 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.

    Robert married Mrs Elizabeth (..) Clarke before 1725. Elizabeth was born about 1670; died after 1725. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Benjamin Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1721 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1725.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Robert1) was born about 1682 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died on 24 Dec 1733 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.

    Notes:

    In inventory of Thomas Clarke who married Grace Greenwell - you also
    find Capt. John Hicks listed also as well as Nicholas Mills.

    ===
    Thomas Clark 17.646 SM 84.13.9 Dec 24 1733 Jan 14 1733
    Appraisers: Samuel Abell, Nicholas Mills.
    Creditors: William Walker, John Hicks.
    Next of kin: Abraham Clark, Thomas Clark.
    Administratrix/Executrix: Grace Clark.

    Thomas Clark 12.747 A SM 84.13.9 100.9.8 Jan 15 1734
    Sureties: John Greenwell, Robert Clarke.
    Received from: Abraham Clarke, John Cecil.
    Payments to: William Tasker, Capt. John Hicks, Nicholas Mills & Samuel Abell, Edward Diggs.
    Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3).
    Residue to (orphans): Abraham Clarke, Thomas Clarke, James Clarke, John Clarke, Robert Clarke, Cutbert Clarke, Philip Clarke, William Clarke, Pricilla Clarke, Mary Clarke, Eleanor Clarke, Jane Clarke.
    Administratrix: Grace Clark (also Grace Clarke).


    ===
    Arthur, Alex., Prince George 's County, 14th May, 1717; 22nd Feb., 1717-8.
    To wife Mary, extx., and hrs., entire estate, real and personal.
    Test: Thos. Fletchall., Jno. Allison, Thos. Clark. 14. 525,
    Note-An endorsement on this will shows a sale of land by John Bradford, gent., Pr. Geo. County, to William Head., of same county, signed by John Bradford, Jr.

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  2. 3.  Robert Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Robert1) was born about 1689 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died in 1736 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.

    Notes:

    maybe also married , Elizabeth Mattingly abt 1703

    Prerogative Court Abstracts. 1737-1744 (Libers 16-20) Compiled by
    V.L. Skinner Jr. (Family Tree Maker CD # 206

    Robert Clark 17.71 Account St. Mary's County 71.0.5 03.3.9 Feb 12, 1738
    Sureties: John Wilkinson, James Wilkinson
    Received from: Thomas Muge, William Hall, John Realy, Daniel Hoskins,
    William Walker, Philip Clark, John Langley, William Read, Capt. John
    Hicks, Thomas Gilpen, John Able, Benjamin Clark, and Enock Greenwell.
    Payments to: Nathaniel Hickman, Capt. John Hicks, David Magell,
    Jeremiah Peckren, Willliam Hall, John Able and Samuel Able, Col.
    Richard Hopewell, Johnathan Seal, Edmond Plowden,
    John Brewer, Edward Able, Peter Mugg, Joseph Stone, Richard Barnhouse
    Distibution to Widow (accountant 1/3). Residue to (orphans): William
    Clark, Mathew Mathew Clark, Robert Clark, Richard Clark, Thomas
    Clark.
    Administratrix: Mary Clark

    By 1736 when Robert Clarke died he had 5 sons. Mathew, William, Thomas,
    > Robert, and Richard Clarke.

    Linda, etal

    I believe that these children are listed as orphans circa 1736-38 in the
    estate administration which should make all their births after 1722 and
    should make the marriage date of Robert to Mary circa 1715-20.

    Charley

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  3. 4.  Sarah Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Robert1) was born about 1690 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died about 1715 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.

    Notes:

    His brother Henry Greenwell married Eleanor Clarke daughter of Robert Clarke Sr. And Sarah Combs. His brother James Greenwell Married Sarah Clarke daughter of Robert Clarke Sr. and Sarah Combs. His sister Grace Greenwell married Thomas Clarke eldest son of Robert Clarke Sr. and Sarah Combs.
    ===
    Greenwell, James, St. Mary's County, 20th Mar., 17234,
    11th April., 1724,
    To son James and hrs, entire real estate& he dying with-out Issue, to pass to son Enoch and hrs,
    To wife Sarah, extx., use of lands till sons afsd. are of age, and personal estate. Shd. wife die before youngest children (not designated) are of age. they are left to care of bro. Ignatius. Sons of age at 20 yrs.
    Test: John Hammond, Thomas Norris (Norrice), John Greenwell. 18.241.

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  4. 5.  Mary Ann Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Robert1) was born about 1692 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1692.

  5. 6.  Jane Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Robert1) was born about 1694 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1736 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.

    Notes:

    Gough (Gaugh), Benjamin, St. Mary's Co. 21st Mch.,1735/6:
    2nd June, 1736.
    To sons Benjamin and James and their hrs., dwelling plantation [unnamed], divided equally at their majority; and personalty. Shd. ad. sons die without issue lands afsd. to pass to daus. Mary and Perselea and their hrs.
    Wife Jane, extx.
    Test: John Greenwell, John Medley, John Blake. MCW 21. 632.

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  6. 7.  Eleanor Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Robert1) was born about 1696 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1 Mar 1757 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland.

  7. 8.  Benjamin Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (1.Robert1) was born before 1721 in Saint Mary Co, Maryland; died after 1725.


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