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John Clarke

John Clarke, British clergyman, colonial official. member of commission which made Connecticut-Rhode Island boundary agreement, April 7, 1663; member Rhode Island General Assembly, 1664-1669.

Background

  • Clarke, John was born on October 8, 1609 in Suffolk, England. Son of Thomas and Rose Kerrich Clarke.

  • Career

    • General Assembly, 1664-1669.

    Works

    • Author: Ill News from New England, 1652.

    Membership

    Member of commission which made Connecticut-Rhode Island boundary agreement, April 7, 1663. Member Rhode Island General Assembly, 1664-1669.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Harris. Married second, Jane Flecher, 1671.
    • father: Thomas Clarke
    • mother: Rose Kerrich Clarke
    • spouses: Elizabeth Harris
    • Jane Flecher
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    Born October 8, 1609
    Died April 28, 1676
    (aged 66)
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