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John Clarke

clergyman , colonial official

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