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

Arthur Clarke

Male Bef 1616 - Abt 1646  (> 30 years)


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  • Name Arthur Clarke 
    Birth Bef 1616 
    Gender Male 
    Death Abt 1646  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I82610  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family Mary {Unproven} Penn,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1663, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. Arthur Clarke,   b. 27 Jan 1637, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1659 and 1660, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 21 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F25336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1654-1661 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 217-218
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JANE CLARKE of the County of Lancaster, Relict of ARTHUR CLARKE lately deceit by this Deed of Gift do give to my Son, WILL: CLARKE one Cow of five years of age, two heifers three years of age, a peice, and two heifers of two years of age apeice, with their increase forever. I likewise give him the sd WILL; CLARKE four Steers between the age of four & five years a peice over & above the produce of the females above mentioned, the markes of the females are these; Cropt on both ears a peice taken out of the right ear & underkeeled OD the left, the females are from the day of the date hereof to run on in a Stock for him the sd WILL: CLARKE but the four Steers are to be delivered to him the sd WILL: CLARKS when he shall come to age, likewise I give the sd WILL; CLARKE when he comes to age, Four Sows two years of age a peice with their increase forever And likewise four barrows two years of age a peice always provided that if in case he the sd WILL; CLARKE should decease before he attains the age of seventeen years then the stock of cattle & hoggs above mentioned shall returne with their increase to my selfe or my next heir Witnes my hand this twenty seventh of November 1660
      Test THO: DANIELL JANE CLARKE
      THO: NAYLOR
      BE IT KNOWN unto all men by these p:sents that I JANE CLARKE above mentioned do ordain constitute & appoint as Overseers for the performance of the abovementioned Deed of Gift for the use of the sd WILL: CLARKE that is to say Mr. JOHN SHARPE & Mr. WILL: NEESHAM both of the County of Lancaster as witnes my hand
      Witness to this Deed of Gift WILL: HALL JANE CLARKE
      THO. DANIELL
      I WILL LINNELL do here acknowledge to this Deed of Gift and do hereunto set my hand & seale the Seale
      December the 14th 1660
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      1656-1661 Lancaster County Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 47
      Lancaster County Court 27th of January 1657/58
      - It appeareing to this Cort: that ARTHUR CLARKE one of the Orphts. of ( ) CLARKE deced., hath accomplished his Age of one and twenty yeres doe declare that whatever Estate is belonginge to the sd. ARTHUR CLARKE ought immediately after notice hereof to bee delivered into the possession of the sd. ARTHUR CLARKE
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      Contributed by Kathleen Much
      From VIRGINIA WILL RECORDS compiled from the _Virginia Magazine of History and Biography_ page 476: 'Att a Court holden for the County of Yorke the 20th October 1646. It is ordered with the consent of Mr Edmund Chisman father-in-law to John Lilley orphant, William Barber father-in-law to the orphants of John Dennett vizt Thomas Dennett, Margaret Dennett & Sarah Dennett, & David ffoxe father-in-law to the orphants of Clark and Munday that the estates belonging to the sd sevrall orphants wch this day they have given an accot of to uis cort shall henceforward with all the increase freely come and belong unto the sd orpphants without any charges for the future subsistance or educacon of the sd orphants or for there care paines or charge in prserving and looking to ye sd sevrall Orphants estates soe long as they or any of them shall remaine under the tuition of ye above sd Edmund Chisman William Barber & David ffoxe, the male catle only excepted wch belong to John Lilly and the orphants of John Dennett and the orphants of ye sd Clarke and Munday.

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