PIONEER CLARKE FAMILY


 
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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