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   LB_00  Joseph Clark

   LB_01  Elizabeth Clark/Clarence Wesley Crossley
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   LB_02  Thomas Clark  Gt. Egg Harbor, NJ.
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LINKAGE BEGIN 00  Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark 10
   bm ____ ___ __ to
   Parnell 11

Parnell Clark 11
   bf 1786 ___ __ to Joseph Clark 10
   mm ____ ___ __ David Baldwin 11
   n. The following census data indicate Parnell (_) m. (_) Clark?
      1830 & 40 Parnell is a female, 1850 she is a he.
   n. this family moved to Ohio.
   c. 1830 U. S. Census M19 R64 P362
      Massachusetts, Plymouth County, N. Bridgewater ___ ___ ___ ___/____ ____
 Name      0 0 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1/0 0 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1/
 Parnell  /_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _/_ _ _ 2 1 _ 1 _ _ _ _ _ _/_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
 Parnel Clark            40-49FW
 _______________________ 20-29FW
 _______________________ 15-19FW
 _______________________ 15-19FW
 _______________________ 10-14MW
 _______________________ 15-19FW
 _______________________ 15-19FW
   c. 1840 U. S. Census M704 R177 P149
      Massachusets, Bristol County, Easton Twsp.   ___ ___ ___ ___/____ ____
      Alotted to: Stephen L. White
 Name     0 0 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1/0 0 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1/
 Parnell  /_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _/_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _/_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
 Parnell                 50-59FW
 _______________________ 20-29FW
 _______________________ 20-29FW

LINKAGE END 00  Joseph Clark
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John Clark
   mf 1732 Oct 20 Mercy Wetherel by Mr. Benjamin Webb. MaVRE&O V.XVII p79 bp93

Lance Lot Clark
   mf 1738 Jan 27 Patience Brown of Eastham MaVRE&O V.XXVIII p180 bp147

Lot Clark
   mf 1728 Oct 12 Mary Harding _, she of Eastham, he of Harwich MaVRE&O
      V.XXVIII p117 bp141

Seth Clark
   mf 1728 Jan 25 Huldah Doane _ of E'ham, he of harwich. MaVRE&O V.XXVIII p116

Lot Clark
   mf 1728 Nov 07 Mary Harding _ by Mr. Sam'l Osborn.  MaVRE&O V.XXVIII VXVI
      p204 bp87

Seth Clark
   mf ____ ___ __ Huldah Doane _ of E'ham by Mr. Benjamin Webb.  MaVRE&O
      V.XXVIII VXT p70 0214

Parnal Clark
   c. 1850 U. S. Census M432 R332 P281 L35 591/747
      Massachusetts, Plymouth County, West Bridgewater
      1850 Aug 15 Isaac _____ Ass't Marshal
 Name                      AgeSCOcc                  R E   BP      MSIED Remarks
 Parnal Clark               66M Laborer                    Mass
 Sally A.                   41F                            Mass
 with David Baldwin 6c
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LINKAGE BEGIN 01  Elizabeth Clark/Clarence Wesley Crossley

Isaac Clark 73
   n. "Uncle Isaac" to Kathryn Adams (nee Crossley 74) Cook 74 Dunlop 74

Elizabeth Clark 73
   n. never married.

Ruth Clark 73
   mm ____ ___ __ Clarence Wesley Crossley 73 widower of Hannah Remick (nee
      Townsend 73) Crossley
 with Clarence Wesley Crossley 73
   no issue

LINKAGE END 01  Elizabeth Clark/Clarence Wesley Crossley
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LINKAGE BEGIN 02  Thomas Clark  Gt. Egg Harbor, NJ.

Thomas Clark 07
   bm 1686
   mf ____ ___ __ Ruth
   bf 1695
   n. From Connecticut, Thomas came to Clarks Landing. Clark's Mills Meeting
      House evidenced by the old burying ground is now a part of Port Republic.
      Built by Thomas Clark about 1762, it was a Presbyterian sanctuary.
   df 1749 Jun 02
      "Here lyes the body of Mrs. Ruth Clark wife of Mr Thomas Clark who died
      June 2nd 1749 in the 53rd year of her age."
   dm 1752 May 17
      On the river bank, at the site of the Clark Plantation, in Clarks Landing
      are two headstones: "Here lyes the body of Mr. Thomas Clark who died
      May 17, A.  > D. 1752 in the 65 year of his age."
 with Ruth

Benjamin Clark _
   n. Veteran of the Revolutionary War.
   n. In the Colonial period and for a number of years later, live stock roamed
      at large. Early laws required that they be earmarked, the horns marked, or
      that they be branded for identification. When livestock wandered to the
      wrong plantation, the law required that it be reported, also advertised.
      A "posting" fee of 25\@ seems to have been charged in Great Egg Harbor Twp.
      1794 the note was that a "yearling steer, crop off the Neigh Ear, hole in
      the right Ear" came to Benjamin Clark's Mill 1794.
   mf ____ ___ __ Sarah _ _
   n. He appears on the estate settlement of David,
      deed book F P223 1800-1802, G P262 1802-1803.
   n.~1804 he arrived in Tate Twp, Clermont Co, OH.
   df~1805 ___ __ a history of ME Church is quoted "Mrs. Sarah Clark, wife of
      Benjamin Clark , a Methodist 'exhorter' and class leader, was the second
      person buried in Old Bethel cemetery. Mr. Chandler was the first."
   mf 1805 Sep 22 Lucusso Garland _, perhaps went by "Christina."
   df no record found.
   mf ____ ___ __ Christina Garland _, no marriage record.
   ld 1813 Apr 07
      Grantor: Benjamin Clark and his wife, Christina
      Grantee: Timothy Folger, of Hamilton Co.
      Transaction: $1400
      Witness: David Teagarden & Andrew Pirkham.
      Description: The land bordered Samuel Echarts, Robert Leeds, Daniel
      Echarts. The land had been surveyed by Thomas Pearson and Patented to
      Robert Tyler and recorded on War Office Vol. N, page 133 of lands granted
      to the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment and conveyed to William
      Simmonds by deed Jun 27, 1810
   n. he sold to move further north into Union Township.
   ld 1806
      Grantor: Robert Tylar and Margaret, his wife.
      Grantee: Benjamin Clark
      Witness: Daniel Teagarden and Robert Leeds were witnesses.
   ld He secured another piece of land
      Grantor: William Simonds and Lydia, his wife.
   n. Robert Leeds from a large family at Leed's Point in Gloucester County, at
      the mouth of the river that the Clarks lived on -- being called the Egg
      Harbor area. Matthew Collins was a neighbor in New Jersey. He may have
      been related to the John Collins, who came to Clermont County to set up
      the church.
   n. Emma Doughty, Mrs. Daniel, writes to her relatives in New Jersey that
      Benjamin Clark farms about 18 acres, with corn 11 feet tall, and "has not
      reached its growth yet. I mention those things that you may see how
      fertile the land is without manure." This is from a series of letters
      reprinted in an Atlantic County, New Jersey history. The letters are dated
      1836, and were sent from Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio to her sis-in-law,
      Mrs. Sarah Doughty, Egg Harbor, Absecome, NJ, County of Gloucester. Daniel
      and Emma took seven children, leaving their home, which had been sold on
      contract to a family member. She mentions Benjamin Clark, as reprinted
      V7-8 P30 of the Atlantic County History Society Yearbook. A note of
      explanation, V7-8 P27, says these letters were to Sarah and Charlotte
      Doughty, wives of her husband's brothers, Nathaniel and Enoch.
   ld 1805
      Grantor: Rev. John Collins and his wife, Sarah
      Grantee: Benjamin Clark, Robert Leeds, Thomas Page, Daniel Teagarden,
      William Simonds, David White.
      Transaction: land for the purpose of starting a Methodist Episcopal known
      as Bethel-Bantam Church, or Bethel Methodist meeting house. This is north
      of Mount Carmel.
      Description: this land bordered Elias Gerard, Jonas Blackwood, Josiah
      O'Heroin on the Little Miami River.
      Witness: were John & Richard Doughty.
   n. The History of Clermont states "In the Bantam neighborhood Methodism has
      flourished since 1803, when it was introduced by the Rev. John Collins,
      and at his house the first meetings were held. Among the early members of
      the class were persons belonging to the Collins, Higbee, McCullom,
      Justice, Drummond, Clark, and other families living along the East Fork.
      About 1807 a log meeting-house was erected by the society." John Collins
      had come from NJ and started what was known as the New Jersey Settlement.
      Benjamin lived on the edge, buying from Tylar.
   n. The records of the Bethel Church were stored in a shed, which burned in
      the early 1900's. Only a few items mentioned in county histories have been

Benjamin Clark
   bm ____ ___ __ 1775-1995
   bf ____ ___ __ 1775-1995
   n. 1820 in Clermont County, Miami Twp, but does not show in the county
   n. 1840 Census they had 5 sons and 2 daus
   n. Court records show a suit of Jacob Clark vs Samuel Clark, Benjamin Clark,
      & Elizabeth Clark, wherein Jacob claims to have bought land in Woodville
      1846 from William Clark.
   n. William Clark had property in Miami Twp at a very early date, but did not
      pay chattel tax and it is thought that he never lived on property.  No
      known connection to this family.

LINKAGE BEGIN 02  Thomas Clark  Gt. Egg Harbor, NJ.

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      1. Soundex C462 - Clark
      2. Vital Records of S. E. Mass.  FWPL GEN 974.4 V1
      3. via Jeff Baker.
      4. jbaker[at]



Benjamin Clark P5                      Benjamin Clark _ P5                   
Elizabeth Clark 73 P4                  Isaac Clark 73 P4                     
John Clark P3                          Joseph Clark 10 P2                    
Lance Lot Clark  P3                    Lot Clark P3                          
Parnal Clark P3                        Parnell Clark 11 P2                   
Ruth Clark 73 P4                       Seth Clark P3                         
Thomas Clark 07 P5                                                           


Baldwin, David 11 P2                   Brown, Patience P3                    
Crossley, Clarence 73 P4               Doane, Huldah P3                      
P3, H P3                               P3, M P3                              
P3, M P3                               P5, C P5                              
P5, L P5                               P5, R P5                              
P5, S P5                               Wetherel, Mercy P3                    

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