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Sgt Asa Clark
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Birth: 1730
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1788
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

S/o Seth Clark and Abigail Metcalf.
Married Zillah Chenery, May 29, 1758 in Medfield, MA. They had 5 children.

All Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols. results for Asa Clark
[p.509] Clark, Asa, Medfield. Sergeant, Capt. Ephraim Chenery's co., Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 13 days; also, Private, Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; return of train band with equipments dated June 10, 1776; age, 46 yrs.; also, list dated Nov. 17, 1776, of men belonging to Medfield who received money for "turns done in last wars in the days of Capt. Morse, the 1st, and Capt. Coolidge;" also, Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; service, 23 days; company ordered to march to Court House, Providence, thence to Warwick Neck, R. I., by Maj. James Metcalf; roll dated Cumberland, Dec. 9, 1776; also, Capt. Sabin Mann's co., Maj. James Metcalf's regt.; marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; discharged Dec. 30, 1776; service, 23 days; also, list of men drafted to complete Continental Army, agreeable to a warrant issued by Lieut. John Baxter May 8, 1777; reported paid money in lieu of service.

William S. Tilden, History of the Town of Medfield Massachusetts - 1650-1886 (Boston; Geo. H. Ellis, Publisher, 141 Franklin Street. 1887 Third Reprinting - 1991), 355. "#81. Asa, 1730, married in 1758 Zillah Chenery (23), who died in 1826. he served as a selectman in 1777 and 1778, died in 1788. His homestead was in the extreme north part of the town, on Railroad Street."

Catalog of Graves in the Old Section of Vine Lake Cemetery - Medfield, MA (Compiled in 1976), 3. Grave #088, Clark, Asa, age at death - in 58th yr.; date of death - Dec. 10, 1788. 
Family links: 
  Zillah Chenery Clark (1735 - 1826)*
  William Clark (1758 - 1825)*
  Alone Clark Smith (1760 - 1787)*
  Rebecca Clark (1765 - 1850)*
  Asa Clark (1774 - 1792)*
*Calculated relationship
Vine Lake Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Grave #088
Maintained by: Trisha
Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: May 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90969222
Sgt Asa Clark
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 Added: Feb. 11, 2013

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