Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas Clarke

Male 1654 - 1711  (56 years)


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  • Name Thomas Clarke 
    Born 25 Dec 1654  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Dec 1711  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002159  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 

    Father Robert Surveyor Clarke,   b. 1611, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1664, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Winifred Seybourne,   b. Abt 1622, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1656, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 1651  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Barber,   b. Between 1658 and 1662, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1693, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Luke Clarke,   b. 1678, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1725 and 1727, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Thomas Clarke,   b. 1680, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1719, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Adam Clarke,   b. 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1733, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     4. John Clarke,   b. 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1727/28, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     5. Mary Clarke,   b. Aft 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1727, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F01475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julian Mudd,   b. 1672, Charlotte Hall, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Sep 1718, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1694  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Clarke,   b. 1706, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1733, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F01476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Thomas Clarke June, 1711 PC 1 page 177

      The Will of In the name of God Amen I Thomas Clarke of St. Thomas Clarke Mary's County, Planter, being sick & weak in body, but blessed be God of sound & perfect memory doe make and constitute this my last will & Testament in manner following, and first I bequeath my soul to Almighty God my creator who gave it, trusting through the meritts of my Lord & Savior Jesus Christ to be made partaker of everlasting happiness, and my body to the earth from wence it came to be decently buryed by my execs hereafter named, & for what estate God of his mercy hath been pleased to bless me with in this world. I dispose of as followeth. Jusp. It is my will and desire that all my just debts be fully paid & satisfied out of my estate & as soon as possible can be. Item I give & bequeath to my two sons Thomas & John Clarke, my certain tenement _ _tuate & being on W___ River, in the mannor of Calverton, now in the occupation of Robert Parker, that is to say all the perill of land to them & Tenent belonging upon the river side comprehending the full breadth therof, to be equally divided, between my two sons Thomas & John, Each of them to have an equal portion of breadth on the water side. & from thence running back in the woods to the head of the valley above Mary Roses plantation, they paying unto my son, Adam Clarke, five pounds sterling, or the value therof in tobacco, and also paying to the Lord Proprietary the yearly rent for the whole tract afsd. The same containing one hundred and fifty acres- Item I give and bequeath to my son William Clarke, all the residue of the aforsd. Tract of land containing one hundred & fifty acres, that is to say, all the Remainder, being back from the head of the sd Valley above Mary Roses plantation to the uttmost extent therof, but if it should happen that my son William should, die before he comes of the age of twenty one years , then I give the sd. Lands to my son Benjamin Clarke. Item I give and bequeath to my loving wife Julian Clarke the plantation I now live on in the Mannor of Calverton called Mardike, for ___ her natural life & after her decease, to my son Luke Clarke, in case he will accept of this in lieu of a certain tract of land called Bowlings Reserve, wch I sold Thomas Mudd, but if my son Luke will not accept of this in lieu of the sd tract of land sold Thomas Mudd then I give my sd plantation called Mardike to my son & daughter Benjamin & Mary Clarke to be equally divided between them after my wifes decease. Item I give and bequeath to my loving wife Julian Clarke & to my four children Luke, William, Mary, and Benjamin, all the goods & Chattels to be divided & distributed by my sd Wife, amongst my sd. Children, when and in what manner, she shall think fitt. In case she remains a widow, but if my sd. Wife shall marry then my will is that my sd. Four children, have an equal part of all my sd goods & chattels, when they shall come to the age to be paid them, according to the appraisement therof. Lastly I doe hereby make constitute & appoint my loving wife, Julian Clarke, my whole & sole Executrix of this my last will & testament to dispose of the same according, as is declared to the use above mentioned , in witness, wherof I have hereunto subscribed my name & put to my seale, this 4th day of June, Anno Dom, 1711. Thomas Clarke seal

      sealed & delivered in presence of

      John Parry

      John Clarke

      Francis Clarke

      December the 4th 1711 then came Francis Clarke, and John Clarke two of the witnesses to the within will, and made Oath that they saw the within named Thomas Clarke signe seale and deliver the within writing, as his last will, and Testament. Wm Aisquith Dept. Commissioner.

      Frances Clarke and John Clarke the two witnesses to the will of Thomas Clarke were sons of his brother John Clarke.

      Charles County Land Records, Volume III Page 87

      8 March 1709; Indenture from Thomas Clarke and Juliana his wife of St. Mary's Co. to Thomas Mudd; for a consideration; a tract of land part of St. Mary's Manor containing 220 acres now is in possession of Thomas Mudd called Bowlin Reserve and Jarvis; (see previous indenture); /s/ Thomas Clark, Julian Clark; wit. Adam Clarke, Elinor Seden(mark), Robert Parker(mark); 14 Mar 1709/10 ack. by Juliana Clarke; recorded; alienation paid...

      Thomas Clarke who died about 1711 married Juliana Mudd daughter of Thomas Mudd. It was Julianna Mudd(Clarke) whose father Thomas Mudd owned land called Bowlin Reserve and Jarvis. Adam Clarke was a son of Thomas Clarke from his 1st marriage to Anne Barber.. Robert Parker was the husband of Judith Mattingly who was previously married to Benjamin Clarke son of John Clarke (the half brother of Thomas Clarke who died 1711)

      Thomas Clarke(Planter) 36C.75 Account St. Mary's County 104.1.7 61.5.7 June 29 1715
      Recieved from John Parry, Luke Gardiner, Henry Mudd, William Johnson.
      Payments to: Capt. Richard Smith, Daniel Dullany, John Parry, Mr. Kenelm Cheseldyne, Dr. Briscoe, Frances Clarke, William Bladen, Esq. Phillip Scriven, Thomas Morris.
      Executor: Julian Clarke.
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      p. 84. p. 259. The Honble Wm Bladen, Esq. Judge for Probate and Granting Administration and Commissary Genll of Maryland. The acct of Julian Clarke Extx of Thomas Clarke late of SM planter decd. Sd accountant charges herself with the inventory of sd decd's estate amting to one hundred [bland]; all the credits of sd decd's estate which have come to her hands, viz. tobacco or money (totaling 35.13.04 lbs ster. was recd of John Parry, Luke Gardiner, Henry Mudd, William Johnson, Disbursements went to Capt Richard Smith on a protested bill, Mr kenelm Cheseldyne for Sheriff and Comy fees; Wm Bladen, Esq for coy fees, francis Clarke, Philip Scriven, Thomas Morris. 2 Jun 1714 Then came Julian Clark and made oath to the above acct. signed. Wm Aisquitth dep Commissary.
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      Dr. Bartholomew Pigott 8.364 I 15.19.4 Feb 29 1684
      Appraisers: Dr. Pattrick James, Thomas Clarke,
      List of debts: George Boarman, Joseph Pile, John Johnson, Thomas Gerrard, Jonathan Lange, Thomas Clarke, Francis Johnson, Thomas Thompson, Capt. James Bowling,, Samuell Mathews, Thomas Clipson, Maj. William Boarman., Thomas Ganon, Robert Green, John Reaper, Obadia Dunne, Thomas Abole, Capt, Joshua Doyne, Robert Maston.
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      Denis Hurley 9.324 A SM 42.14.1 33.15.3 Jul 18 1687
      Payments to: James Morris, Hon. Col. Henry Darnall due Hon. Col. George Palbortt, Mr. Thomas Clerk due Mr. Cuthbertt Scott, Mr. Bearcroft, William Sumers, William Simson, Capt. Josuah Doyne, Richard Newman due to Thomas Attaway, James Ellis, Robert Foster, James Caplin (taylor), Mr. Thomas Clarke, Mr. Richard Gardiner, Mr. Anthony Underwood, Henry Redley, Thomas Edward, John Johnson, Mr. Thomas Gronin, Edmund Dennis, William Cray, Mr. Robertt a legatee of Darby Duncuan Hurley, James Heath.
      Administrator: Robert Freazon.
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      Thomas Mudd 19-1/2B.19 A CA {CH} 501,14,2 298.10.0 Apr 19 1700
      Payments to: Robert Carvill, Samuell Watkins, Thomas Clark, William Wilkinson, Maj. William Boreman, Sr., Thomas Couth (?), Jeremy Snell.
      Executrix: Anne Hoskins, wife of Philip Hoskins.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 8 Jul 1662, Page 215
      512. Deed of Gift: from Thomas Clarke to his wife Jane Clarke, a black mare; 2 Jul 1662; /s/ Rob Clarke; wit. George Thompson, Richard Row (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber I, Page 225; 9 Jan 1681;
      Indenture from John Clarke, Gent., to Thomas Clarke of St Mary's County, Gent.; for brotherly love and other causes, a parcel of land called Clarke's Inheritance containing 500 acres; /s/ John Clarke; wit. Richard Edelen, Tho. Allanson
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber I, Page 227; 10 Jan 1681;
      Indenture from Thomas Clarke of St. Mary's County, Gent., to John Godson, planter; for a certain sum of tobacco a parcel called Clarke's Inheritance; /s/ Thos. Clarke; wit. Tho. Allanson, Richard Edelen
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 178: Indenture, 2 Jan 1706
      From: Phillip Lynes of Charles County, Gent., and his wife Ann
      To: William Harbert of Charles County, Gent.
      The Right Honorable Cecillius, Lord Baron of Baltimore granted at the City of St. Mary's on 22 Sep 1665 unto John Clarke a tract of land called Clarke's Inheritance lying in Charles County on the north side of the main fresh run at the head of Mattawoman & Thomas's Creek; commonly known as Nattingee containing 500 acres; 9 Jan 1681 John Clarke signed over this original grant to his brother, Thomas Clarke; 10 Jan 1681 Thomas Clark in open Court in Charles County sold the land to John Godshall of Charles County; 8 Jun 1683 John Godshall sold the land to Phillip Lynes recorded in Charles County records; for 120 Phillip and Anne Lynes now sell the 500 acres of Clarke's Inheritance now lying in Prince George's County
      Signed: Phillip Lynes
      Witnessed: John Connlee and Charles James
      Memorandum: 2 Jan 1706/7 Anne Lynes examined in Charles County by above witnesses Certification: The two mentioned gentlemen subscribers to this endorsement on this deed are two other Majesties Justices of Charles County; signed by E. Howard, Clerk
      Vide ye alienation in Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 226
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      8 Mar 1709; Indenture from Thomas Mudd to Thomas Jameson; for 8,000# tobacco; a parcel called BOWLINS RESERVE; near William Boarman's land called GEORGE'S REST; containing 100 acres; also JARVIS bounded by EVANS RESERVE and BOWLINS RESERVE; containing 120 acres; /s/ Thomas Mudd; wit. Adam Clarke, Elinor Seden (mark), Robert Parker (mark); 14 Mar 1709 ack. to Thomas Johnston by Thomas Mudd; 14 Mar 1709 Thomas Jenkins; recorded 14 Apr 1710
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 166
      8 Mar 1709; Indenture from Thomas Clark and Juliana his wife of St. Mary's Co. to Thomas Mudd; for a consideration; a tract of land part of St. Mary's Manor containing 220 acres now is possession of Thomas Mudd called BOWLIN RESERVE and JARVIS; [see previous indenture]; /s/ Thomas Clark, Julian Clark; wit. Adam Clarke, Elinor Seden (mark), Robert Parker (mark); 14 Mar 1709/10 ack. by Juliana Clarke; recorded; alienation paid
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 67
      15 Oct 1713; Recorded at request of Richard Edelen, carpenter:
      9 Jun 1713; Indenture from Thomas Sympson, planter, to Richard Edelen, carpenter; for 28.5 and 2,600# tobacco; part of a tract granted Thomas Sympson, father of sd. Thomas Sympson called ST. THOMAS; also SINKIN in Charles County, formerly St. Mary's Co.; bounded by land the first Thomas sold to Thomas Clark of St. Mary's Co. and by him to James Williams, carpenter; mentions Chappell Branch and CHAPPELL OLD FIELDS; laid out for 200 acres; /s/ Thomas Sympson; wit. John Rogers, Clerk, Charles ]ones.
      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 70
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 371-66: BOWLINGS RESERVE: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Clarke, Thomas: Surveyed 22 July 1668 for James Bowling at a bound Red Oak near the land called GEORGE: Other Tracts Mentioned: GEORGE; ; ; other notes - 100 Acres - Thomas Jameson from Thomas Mudd; 8 March 1709, 100 Acres - Thomas Jameson from Luke Clark; 5 Feb 1724,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 371-67: JARVIS: 120 acres; Possession of - 120 Acres - Clarke, Thomas: Surveyed 13 April 1681 for Thomas Mudd at a bound oak of the land called EVANS RESERVE.: Other Tracts Mentioned: EVANS RESERVE; BOARMANS MANOR; ; other notes - 120 Acres - Thomas Jameson from Thomas Mudd; 8 March 1709, 120 Acres - Thomas Jameson from Luke Clark; 5 Feb 1724,This land lies in BOARMANS MANOR