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

John Clarke

Male 1667 - Bef 1692  (< 25 years)


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  • Name John Clarke 
    Born 13 Feb 1666/67  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahanock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 30 Apr 1692  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028721  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Henry Clarke,   b. 1631,   d. 28 Jan 1678/79, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Joan MNU Gower,   d. 3 May 1683, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1662  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Clarke,   b. Bef 1692, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1726, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F17453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692
      8 March, 1682 ; CLARKE, JOAN,* 3 May, 1683.
      To my two daughters Anne Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus all my wearing apparel to be equally divided between them.
      To Stanley Gower the son of Francis and Anne Gower one cow with all her increase forever to be delivered to the said Stanley the next Spring shall be Twelve month after my decease.
      To Elizabeth Jacobus daughter of Angell Jacobus and Elizabeth that feather bed I generally used to lye upon with the bolster Rugg and two feather pillows. Also to the said daughter of Angell Jacobus one cow with all her increase for ever to be delivered the next Spring shall be twelve month after my decease. To son John Clarke all my other estate (except what is above specified) as household stuff and all other Hereditamt and all other personall Estate as slaves cattle hoggs and a horse called Button And everything else I do possess with whether debts or otherways only what I above give to my daughters and their children excepted. It is my will that my son John remove nothing from the Plantation I now live on till he comes to the age of one and twenty. I also give to my son John a Certain Tract of Land that belongeth to me of seven hundred ninety and two and one halfe (79254) acres that lyeth up-wards upon Rappeh River and nigh unto one William Sargent to him my said son and his heirs forever but if my said son should die without issue then the said tract of land to be divided between the heirs of the bodies of my two daughters Anne Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus. Appoints her son John Clarke her sole Executor.
      To Francis Gower son of Francis and Anne Gower one cow to be delivered the next Spring Come twelve month after my decease the weh Cow I give with its increase for Ever. This Cow is to be excepted from those Cattle I give my son John as well as the other two I gave my Grandchildren Stanley Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus. I desire my trusty and welbeloved ffriend Coll John Stone of Rappa County to guide and direct and counsel my son John Clarke till he Comes to ye age of one and twenty.
      Wit. ISAAC WRIGHT, EDMUND NORTHER, aged 30 years or thereabouts, THOMAS HART, WILLIAM WARD, aged 28 years or thereabouts.
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      RICHMOND COUNTY DEED BOOK 1 1692-1693
      30 Apr 1692. Deed. ANGELL JACOBUS of the parish of n Farnham Rappa Co cooper and ELIZABETH his wife for 3720 pounds of tobb sold to WILLIAM YEATS of same parish ... a parcel] of land in the parish afsd 100 a. adj DANIEL JACKSON, which land decended to the said ELIZABETH by the death of her brother JOHN CLARKE. Wit: ELIAS YEATES, WM EALE, JAMES ELLIS. Ackn 4 May 1692. Attest: WM COLSTON clerk. (Bk 1:pg 1)

      4 May 1692. ELIZA JACOBUS w/o ANGELL JACOBUS of Rappa Co n Farnham Parish cooper doth appoint my neighbour & friend DAVID BARRICK my atty to ackn a parcell of land that my husband and I have sold unto WILLIAM YEATES planter of same place the said land belonging to my brother CLARK decd. Wit: GEORGE EALE, THOMAS WOODE, JOHN ANDERSON. (Bk 1:pg

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