Francis Clark Sr. born in 1783 at Passage West, County Cork, Ireland. He arrived at NB in 1839 with his three children and settled at Youngs Creek, Waterborough Parish, Queens County. His wife, Ellen Brady, remained in Ireland.
children born at Passage West:
1) Kate Clark b. 1811, married (1st) Robert Howard, (2nd) Robert Holmes
2) Francis Clark Jr. b. 1814, m. (1st) Charlotte Branscombe of Mill Cove, NB, died 3 Sep 1855, m. (2nd) 18 Sep 1873 Mary Yeomans
3) John Clark born about 1816, m. 1854 Sarah MacAulay: had issue.
PANB:MC1/Clark #4, 8 pages.
See also PANB: MC80/364 E. Stone Wiggins, History of Queens County, 1876, page 21.
Joseph Clarke born 31 Mar 1734 in Connecticut, d. 14 Nov 1813, m. 27 Oct 1760 Braintree MA, Isabella Elizabeth Alleyne born 4 Nov 1743 at Milton, MA d/o Abel and Mary (Woodbridge) Alleyne. Isabella d. 8 Dec 1813. They settled in Stratford, CT until war broke out then moved to NY in 1776, then to NB in 1783 as Loyalists. They settled at Maugerville, Sunbury County.
1) Sarah Hannah Clarke b. 1 Jan 1762, d. 26 Nov 1852. Sarah remained in the US and m. Jeremiah Smith Boies of Boston.
2) Joseph Clarke b. 21 Jan 1765, lived at Maugerville, Sunbury County, d. unm. 27 Nov 1827
3) Mary Woodbridge Clarke, born 18 Dec 1765, m. in 1786 Lieut. Adam Allan of Dumfries, Scotland
4) Isabella Elizabeth Clarke b. 24 Oct 1767, d. 27 Nov 1851, m. 18 May 1784 Dr. John Gamble s/o William Gamble of Duross near Inneskillen in Ireland
5) Benjamina Woodbridge Clarke b. 1769, m. Judge William Hubbard
6) Mehetable Clarke b. 1771, d. 1855, m. Capt. Smith of Maugerville
7) Abel Dudley Clarke born 1773, died 1840
8) Jane Isabella Clarke b. 1779, m. 1799 Col. Samuel Smith and went to Ontario
9) Anna Clarke b. 1781
10) a boy b. 1783, died in infancy
11) Lucretia Alleyne Clarke born 1786, d. 1855.
PANB:MC1/Clarke #1, 30 pages.
Additional information is found in PANB:MC1/Alleyne, which contains a copy of Isabella’s portrait and data on the Clarkes of New Haven, CT from the 1600’s.
Joseph had two brothers, Nehemiah Clarke who was also in medical service during the war. Born 1739, died 1825 at Douglas, NB: m. Hannah – and had issue
Brother Richard Clarke b. 1736 at Stratford, CT, became first rector of Gagetown, NB from 1786 to 1811, then went to St. Stephen. He was married and had 11 children.
See also PANB: MC1/Gamble.
See also PANB:MC80/132 Lillian M.B. Maxwell’s The old grave-yard, page 35.