1. WILLETT CLARKE (son of JOSHUA and HANNAH (COTTRELL) CLARKE) was born 20 October 1759 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island. From "Clarke-Hough Genealogy" by Edwin P. Clark: "At the age of sixteen, Willett enlisted in the military and served as a Fifer in the Second Hopkinton Company during the Revolutionary War. He was only 19 when he married SarahPendleton. "...it appears that Willett developed a wanderlust and began a succession of moves westward. He finally settled down as a farmer in Henderson Township, Jefferson County, New York some time around 1800-1815. "...Willett Sr. is listed on the muster roll of Volunteer Infantry of Exempts having served in the Company of Captain Mark Hopkins in March, 1813. Three of his sons, including John Delancey, served with the militia also." He died sometime after 1820 in Henderson, Jefferson, New York. He married 24 April 1779 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island Sarah PENDLETON who was the daughter of SYLVESTER and SARAH (CHAMPLAIN) PENDLETON. Her sister, Katherine, married to Willett's brother, Henry. Children, CLARKE: 2 i SYLVESTER PENDELTON CLARKE 3 ii WILLETT CLARKE, Jr. 4 iii JOHN DELANCEY CLARKE 5 iv JOSHUA CLARKE 6 v HUGH L.CLARKE 4. JOHN DELANCEY CLARKE was born 7 March 1788 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island. John Delancey CLARKE enlisted in the New York State Militia at Sacketts Harbor and served through two enlistments from 1812-1815 as a private under the command of Captains Daniel TALCOTT, Grout HOISNGTON and Sterling WILCOX. Following the death of his third wife, Chloe, John Delancey Clarke, then about 57 years old, came with his six unmarried children to the then Wisconsin Territory. He died 11 May 1866 in Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin. He married (1) about 1809 POLLY CRAPO who was born in 1787 and died in 1813. Children, CLARKE: 7 i LYDIA CLARKE married ALONZO S. MILLS 8 ii POLLY CLARKE married CLARK NEEDHAM He married (2) abt. 1814 NANCY THOMAS was born in 1786. Children, CLARKE: 9 i NANCY CLARKE He married (3) about 1818 in Henderson, Jefferson, New York CHLOE (---) Children, CLARKE: 10 i NANCY S. CLARKE married WILLIAM COLLINS 11 ii JOHN NEWLAND CLARKE married SUSAN JONES 12 iii BETSEY C. CLARKE ELIJAH S. FULLER 1841 13 iv STEPHEN R.S. CLARKE married BETSY FORDHAM 14 v CATHERINE P. CLARKE married URIAH SPAULDING 15 vi ESTHER CLARKE d.y. + 16 vii ESTHER T. CLARKE 17 viii CLOE CLARISSA CLARKE 18 ix WILLIAM T. CLARKE married MARIAH DELANEY COLE 19 x SARAH ANN CLARKE married M.J.HOUGH 16. ESTHER T. CLARKE (daughter of JOHN DELANCEY and CHLOE (---) CLARKE) was born 25 May 1828 in Henderson, Jefferson, New York and died 10 June 1898 in Winnebago County, Wisconsin. She married 2 December 1848 in Caledonia, Racine, Wisconsin JAMES H. JONES, who was the son of CHARLES and JANE (FIELDING) JONES Children, JONES: 20 i DELANCEY WRIGHT JONES 21 ii CHARLES EDWARD JONES 22 iii HORACE MANN JONES married ALICE JOHNSON 23 iv JENNIE CLARKE JONES married Jos. HOUCH 24 v GERTRUDE ESTHER JONES married WARREN RANCELLOR POLAR 25 vi FREEMONT JONES d.y. 26 vii JESSIE JONES d.y. 27 viii JAMES H. JONES, Jr. married ALICE POLAR 28 ix WILLIAM WALTER JONES married ANN THOMPSON 29 x ORVELLE JONES d.y. 30 xi AGNES JOSEPHINE JONES married CHARLES FINLEY 31 xii ALMA LORETTA JONES 32 xiii EDMUND L. JONES
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