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Clergyman

Jonas Clark, American clergyman.

Background

Clark, Jonas was born on December 14, 1731 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas and Mary (Bowen) Clark.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1752.

Career

13 children including Polly, Betsey, Lucy, Liddy, Patty, Sally, Thomas, Jonas, William, Peter, Bowen, Harry. Ordained to ministry Congregationalist Church, 1755. Pastor 1st Parish Church, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1755-1805.

Close friend and adviser John Hancock, Samuel Adams. Author: The Importance of Military Skill, Measures for Defense, and a Martial Spirit in a Time of Peace, 1768. The Fate of Blood Thirsty Oppressors and God’s Tender Care of His Distressed People, 1776.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Importance of Military Skill, Measures for Defense, and a Martial Spirit in a Time of Peace, 1768. The Fate of Blood Thirsty Oppressors and God’s Tender Care of His Distressed People, 1776.

Connections

Married Lucy Bowen, September 27, 1757.

father:
Thomas Clark

mother:
Mary (Bowen) Clark

spouse:
Lucy Bowen