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Second Generation


2. Joseph CLARKE Jr. (Joseph ) was born 11 Feb 1642 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 11 Jan 1726/1727 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

BABCOCK AND ALLIED FAMILIES, by de Forest, page 40.
    His will was made October 5, 1725, and proved February 27, 1726/7. the amount of his inventory being 31:18:8. He left 5 each to his daughters, Judity Maxon and Susanna Babcock, and to his daughter Bethiah Hiscox, and his son Thomas Clarke, he left one shilling each saying specifically about his son that he had already received his share.
    He married at Westerly, Nov. 16, 1664, Bethiah Hubbard. When he was left a widower, he took a second wife, Hannah Weeden, daughter of William Weeden, and widow of Joseph Clarke's brother, William, who died Sept 30, 1683, and also widow of Thomas Peckham. She died March 3, 1723.

SWAMP YANKEE OF MYSTIC, by James H. Allyn, page 51.
    Joseph Clarke, Jr.'s house was about two miles west of the Hopkinton Cemetery on the Pawcatuck. Like his father he became Pastor of the Church, but proved to be as scrappy as his brother-in-law Robert Burdick and his uncle Toby Saunders.

  Sources: Babcock and Allied Families, by Louis E. DeForest (929.273, B114d); A Potter-Richardson Memorial; Colonial Families of the USA; NEHGR, v12, p238; Vol. 14 & v91, p249; v153, p131; C. Merton Babcock; Genealogies of RI Families; 160 Allied Families; Savage, Vol. 1; Westerly Vitals; A Witter Family History.

  DeForest: Joseph Clarke, born 11 Feb. 1642, Newport, RI; died 11 Jan. 1726/7, Westerly, RI. His will was dated 5 Oct. 1725 and proved 27 Feb. 1727. The amount of inventory was 31 pounds, 18 shillings, 8 pence. Joseph moved from to Westerly before 1669, as he was Westerly town clerk from 1669-1700. He served as a deputy to the General Assembly 1698, 1700, 1702-4, 1706, 1708.
  Families: Joseph Clarke of Newport and Westerly, RI; born 11 Feb. 1642, Newport; died Westerly 11 Jan. 1727. Westerly town clerk for 30 years, ending in 1790. Large land owner. Deputy to the General Assembly. Married (1) Bethiah Hubbard, (2) Hannah (Weeden) Peckham.
  Memorial: Same info as above.
  NEHGR, v14: Names children, birth dates and marriages.
  NEHGR: v12: Joseph Clark was on a list of free inhabitants of Westerly 18 May 1669. He had lot 18.
  NEHGR, v91: Joseph Clarke Jr. of Newport, Hopkinton and Westerly, R.I., married Bethia Hubbard.
  NEHGR, v153: Joseph Clark Jr.; Tobias Saunders and Robert Berdick were among the first settlers of Westerly and were the only ones who did not fail. Other details of early Westerly recounted.   
   C.M. Babcock: Joseph Clarke Jr., born 11 Feb. 1642; died 11 Jan. 1727. Lived at Westerly where he was town clerk, 1699-1700. Married Bethia Hubbard, daughter of Samuel and Tacy (Cooper) Hubbard. They had nine children. He married (2) Hannah (Weeden) Peckham, widow of Thomas Peckham.    160 Families: Joseph Clarke, born 2 April 1643, died 11 Jan. 1727.
  Savage: Joseph Clark married Bethia Hubbard, 16 Nov. 1664.
  Westerly Vitals: Joseph Clarke married 16 Nov. 1664 Bethia Hubbard, daughter of Samuel Hubbard of Newport.
  Witter Family: Joseph Clarke Jr., born 11 Feb. 1542/3 or 7 April 1647/3, Newport or Westerly. Died 11 Jan 1727, Newport or Westerly. Married Bethia Hubbard 16 Nov. 1664. Took family to Westerly and was freeman there 1668. Took family back to Newport in 1675 in fear of King Philip's War. He was seized in his house by Connecticut men to Hartford, Conn., in retaliation for a Rhode Island man buying land in Connecticut and taking Rhode Island oath. He was imprisoned for six weeks and paid a fine, which was reimbused by R.I. Job Babcock also was seized in this border dispute. He marred (2) Hannah Weeden, the widow of his brother William.

Joseph married (1) Hannah PECKHAM in Westerly, Washington Co., RI.

Joseph also married (2) Bethiah HUBBARD, daughter of Samuel HUBBARD and Tasy COOPER, on 16 Nov 1664 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Bethiah was born 19 Dec 1646 in Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts. She died 17 Apr 1707 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

  Sources: Babcock and Allied Families, by Louis E. DeForest (929.273, B114d); A Potter-Richardson Memorial; Colonial Families of the USA; C. Merton Babcock; NEHGR, v18/84; Genealogies of RI Families; 160 Allied Families; Savage; Westerly Vitals (film 22,442); A Witter Family History.
  Memorial: Bethia Hubbard, born 29 Oct. 1646, Springield, MA. Died 17 April
1707 in Newport, RI.
  NEHGR: Bethiah Hubbert, son (sic) of Samuell Hubbert, born 29 Oct. 1646.
  DeForest: Bethiah Hubbard, born Springfield, MA, 19 Dec. 1646; died
Westerly, RI, 17 April 1707. Married Joseph Clarke 16 Nov. 1664, Westerly, RI.
  [Birth dates and death places are different. 19 Dec. 1646 a christening date?]
  C.M. Babcock: Bethia Hubbard, died 17 April 1717 (sic); daughter of Samuel
and Tacy (Cooper) Hubbard.
  RI Families: Bethiah Hubbard, born 19 Dec. 1646, Springfield, MA. Died 17
April 1707. Married Joseph Clarke 11 Jan 1727. He was born 2 April 1643 and
died 11 Jan. 1727.
  160 Families: Bethiah Hubbard, born 29 Dec. 1646, died 17 April 1707;
daughter of Samuel and Tacy (Cooper) Hubbard.
  Savage: Bethia Hubbard, born 29 Dec. 1846, Springfield, Mass. Married Joseph Clarke Jr. 29 December a christening date.
  Westerly Vitals: Bethiah Hubbard, daughter of Samuel of Newport, married
Joseph Clarke 16 Nov. 1664.
  Witter Family: Bethia Hubbard, born 19 Dec. 1646, Springfield, Mass. Died 17 April 1707, age 61. She had nine children.

They had the following children:

+ 12 F i Judith CLARKE was born 12 Oct 1667 and died 17 Jul 1747.
+ 13 M ii Joseph CLARK Jr. was born 14 Apr 1670 and died 5 Jun 1719.
+ 14 M iii Samuel CLARKE was born 29 Sep 1672.
  15 M iv
John CLARKE was born 25 Aug 1675 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died before 15 Apr 1719 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

  Sources: Genealogies of RI Families; Colonial Families of the USA;
Potter-Richardson Memorial; 160 Allied Families.
  Memorial: John Clarke, born 1675. Footnote says Hartford Times Genealogical
Page, 15 Feb. 1947 reports: John Clarke, 1686-1719, married 1705, Mary Beebe,
daughter of Samuel, who was son of Samuel, who was son of John.
  Colonial Families: John Clark, born 25 Aug. 1675 at Newport (in an obvious
typo the book said he was born 1645); married Mary Beebe.
  160 Families: John Clarke, born 25 Aug. 1675.
       
John married Mary BEEBE, daughter of Samuel BEEBE Jr. and Elizabeth ROGERS, on 1 Nov 1705. Mary was born 4 May 1686 in New London, New London Co., Connecticut.

VITAL RECORDS OF NEW LONDON, NEW LONDON CO., CONN.
    Mary daughter Samuel and Elizabeth Beebe born May 4, 1686,

  Sources: Colonial Families of the USA; Potter-Richardson Memorial.
  16 F v
Bethiah CLARKE was born 11 Apr 1678 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died 1756.

m. Thomas Hiscox, 31 Oct 1703 in Westerly, he b. 1680 and d. 20 May 1772/3

  Sources: Babcock and Allied Families by de Forest; Colonial Families of the
USA; Genealogies of Rhode Island Families; Potter-Richardson Memorial; 160
Allied Families.
  De Forest: Bethiah Clarke, born 11 April 1678, Westerly; died in 1756;
married Thomas Hiscox, 31 Oct. 1703, Westerly.
  Memorial: Bethia Clarke, born 1678; married Rev. Thomas Hiscox, son of
William.
  Colonial Families: Bethiah Clarke, born 11 April 1678, Westerly; married Rev.
Thomas Hiscox.
  160 Families: Bethiah, born 11 April 1678.
       
Bethiah married Rev. Thomas HISCOX on 31 Oct 1703 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Thomas was born 1686. He died 20 May 1772/1773.

  Sources: Babcock and Allied Families by de Forest; Colonial Families of the
USA:
  De Forest: Thomas Hiscox, born 1686; died 20 May 1722/13.
+ 17 F vi Mary CLARK was born 27 Dec 1680 and died 1760.
+ 18 F vii Susanna CLARK was born 31 Aug 1683 and died before 1761.
  19 M viii
William CLARKE was born 30 Sep 1683 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died about 9 Sep 1746/1747 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

  Sources: Babcock and Allied Families by de Forest; Colonial Families of the
USA; Potter-Richardson Memorial; C. Merton Babcock; Genealogies of RI Families;
160 Allied Families; Witter Family History.
  De Forest: William Clarke, was deeded land by his father, 1715-1725.
William and his brother Samuel received more than 300 acres during that period.
  Colonial Families: William Clarke, born Westerly 21 April 1688.
  Memorial: William Clarke, born 1688.
  C.M. Babcock: William Clarke, born 21 April 1688, married Joan Bliven.
  160 Families: William Clarke, born 21 April 1688.
  Witter Family: William Clarke, born 21 Apri 1688. Will dated 1 Sept. 1731.
Probably died 9 Sept. 1746/7 in Westerly, R.I. Married Joan/Jane Bliven 9 Sept.
1709.
       
William married Joan BLIVEN on 9 Sep 1709. Joan was born 1 May 1692 in Westerly, Washington, RI. She died before 6 Jun 1753.

  Sources: A Witter Family History; C. Merton Babcock.
  C.M. Babcock: Joan Bliven, daughter of Edward and Isabella (McCoon) Bliven.
Edward was the son of Joshua Bliven, shipmaster. Isabella was the daughter of
John McCoon. William and Joan (Bliven) Clarke had a daughter Susannah, who
married Robert Burdick, son of Deacon Robert and Rebecca (Forster) Burdick. And
they had a daughter Zilpha.
  Witter Family: Joan/Jane Bliven, born 1 May 1692. Died by 6 June 1753.
Daughter of Edward Bliven of Scotland and Isabel/Isabella MacCoone, born about
1675-1679 in Cambridge, Mass.
+ 20 M ix Rev. Thomas CLARK was born 17 Mar 1686 and died 26 Nov 1767.

Joseph also married (3) Hannah WEEDEN after 1683. Hannah died 3 Mar 1723.

  Sources: Colonial Families of the USA; Babcock and Allied Families by
de Forest; Potter-Richardson Memorial; 160 Allied Families; A Witter Family
History.
  De Forest: Hannah Weeden, daughter of William Weeden. Married (1) William
Clarke (2) Thomas Peckham; (3) Joseph Clarke, William's brother. She died
3 March 1723.
  Memorial: Hannah Weeden, daughter of William who was son of James.
  160 Families: Hannah Weeden, died after 1722, daughter of William Weeden.
  Witter Family: Hannah Weeden, daughter of William Weeden and widow of
both William Clarke, brother of Joseph Jr.,  and of Thomas Peckham.

6. Sarah CLARKE (Joseph ) was born 29 Jan 1663.

  Sources: Colonial Families of the USA; Potter-Richardson Memorial; Virkus; 160 Allied Families.
  Families USA: Sarah Clarke, married Thomas Reynolds, 11 Oct. 1683.
  Memorial: Sarah Clarke, married Thomas Reynolds, son of John.
  Virkus: Sarah Clarke, married 1683, Thomas Reynolds (born 1652) of Stonington, CT.
  160 Families: Sarah Clarke, born 29 Dec. 1663. Married 11 Oct. 1683 Thomas Reynolds, son of John Reynolds, and had a son, Joseph, born 21 June 1684.

Sarah married Thomas REYNOLDS, son of John REYNOLDS, on 11 Oct 1683. Thomas was born 1652.

  Sources: 160 Allied Families; Virkus.
  Virkus: Thomas Reynolds of Stonington, CT., born 1652.
  160 Families: Thomas Reynolds, son of John Reynolds.

They had the following children:

+ 21 M i John REYNOLDS.
  22 M ii
Joseph REYNOLDS was born 21 Jun 1684.

8. Carew CLARKE (Joseph ).

  Sources: A Potter-Richardson Memorial; Colonial Families of the USA; 160
Allied Families.
  Families USA: Carew, married Ann Dyer in 1693.
  Memorial: Carew, married Anne Dyer, daughter of Samuel, who was the son of
William.
  160 Families: Carew Clarke, married 14 Feb. 1693 Ann Dyre, daughter of
Samuel and Ann (Hutchinson) Dyre.

Carew married Ann DYER on 14 Feb 1693 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

  Sources: A Potter-Richardson Memorial; Colonial Families of the USA; 160
Allied Families.
  Families USA: Carew Clarke  married Ann Dyer in 1693.
  Memorial: Carew Clarke married Anne Dyer, daughter of Samuel, who was the
son of William.
  160 Families: Ann Dyre, daughter of Samuel and Ann (Hutchinson) Dyre. She
and Carew had Carey, Ann, Joseph, Mary, Caleb, Jonathan, William, Elisha,
Samuel, Margaret, Hutchinson and James.

They had the following children:

+ 23 M i Elisha CLARKE was born 6 May 1709.

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