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Jeremiah "Jeremy" Clarke
Birth: Dec. 1, 1605
East Farleigh
Maidstone Borough
Kent, England
Death: Jan., 1652
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Rhode Island Governor. He married the widow Frances Latham Dungan in London, England and came in 1638 to Aquidneck, Rhode Island with her and her children by the first husband. On April 28, 1639, he and eight others signed a compact at Portsmouth which led to the settlement of the town of Newport. In 1648 under the title of President Regent he was acting governor of Rhode Island pending Governor William Coddington's clearance of certain accusations. He had seven children by Frances of whom Walter was governor of Rhode Island; Mary married the future governor of Rhode Island John Cranston (parents of Governor Samuel Cranston); and James was ordained pastor of Second Baptist Church, Newport. (bio by: Michael Schwing) 
Family links: 
  William Clarke (1569 - 1610)
  Frances Latham Vaughn (1610 - 1677)*
  Mary Clarke Stanton (1640 - 1711)*
  Walter Clarke (1640 - 1714)*
  Jeremiah Clarke (1643 - 1729)*
  Latham Clarke (1645 - 1719)*
  Weston Clarke (1648 - 1730)*
  James Clarke (1649 - 1736)*
  Sarah Clarke Pinner Carr (1651 - 1706)*
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Clifton Burying Ground
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
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Originally Created by: Michael Schwing
Record added: Sep 09, 2005
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