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Samuel Clark
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1729
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1807
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA

In William Richard Cutter's New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: Samuel (Clark) second son of Timothy Clark, was born at Lebanon, November 13, 1729, and always lived in his native town in the part called "The Crank." He was a farmer. He served in the Revolutionary War as a private in Captain John Watson's company, Colonel Benjamin Hinman's regiment, in 1775; also as private in Captain Jonathan Johnson's company, Colonel Phillip B. Bradley's regiment, in 1776, and was taken prisoner at Fort Washington. He was also in Captain William Belcher's company, Colonel Jedediah Huntington's regiment, enlisting May 12, 1777, for three years, discharged May 12, 1780. He died at Lebanon, September 27, 1807. He married, June 26, 1755, Sarah Cushman, a lineal descendant of Robert Cushman, who obtained the patent for the Plymouth colony, hired the "Mayflower" to transport the pioneers. Cushman came to Plymouth in 1621; his son Thomas married Mary Allerton, daughter of Isaac, who came in the "Mayflower", and the descendants of Samuel and Sarah (Cushman) Clark are eligible to the Society of Mayflower Descendants. She died April 18 1812. They have children: Samuel, Asaph, Sarah, Parthena, Deborah, Eliphas, Elijah, William, Samuel (2nd), of whom further; Lora, Asaph (2nd)."

 
 
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 Parents:
  Timothy Clarke (1695 - 1752)
  Deborah Beard Clarke (1699 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Cushman Clark (1736 - 1812)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Clark (1757 - 1775)*
  Parthena Clark (1764 - 1795)*
  Deborah Clark (1766 - 1792)*
  Eliphaz Clark (1768 - 1850)*
  Elijah Clark (1771 - 1848)*
  Lora Clark (1780 - 1832)*
  Asaph Clark (1783 - 1832)*
 
 Sibling:
  Timothy Clark (1725 - 1798)*
  Samuel Clark (1729 - 1807)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Tombstone Inscription:
"Sacred to the memory of Mr. Samuel Clark who died Sept. 27, 1807 in the 78 year of his age." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register documented the tombstone for Samuel Clark and Sarah his wife.

 
Burial:
Old Cemetery
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Candee
Originally Created by: John Beckstein
Record added: Dec 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45849288
Samuel Clark
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Samuel Clark
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 Added: May. 6, 2010
 
 
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