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George Clerke

Male 1510 - 1559  (49 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  George Clerke was born in 1510 in of Wrotham, Kent, England; died on 6 Mar 1559 in Wrotham, Kent, England; was buried on 8 Mar 1559 in Wrotham, Kent, England.

    Notes:

    He participated in the suppression of Wyatt's Rebellion with a defeat of rebels near Wrotham on 10 Feb 1554.

    George married Elizabeth Wilsford about 1533. Elizabeth (daughter of Thomas Wilsford and Elizabeth Culpeper) was born about 1517. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. James Clerke  Descendancy chart to this point died between 13 Jul 1614 and 1 Nov 1614.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James Clerke Descendancy chart to this point (1.George1) died between 13 Jul 1614 and 1 Nov 1614.

    James married Mary Saxby. (daughter of Edward Saxby and Elizabeth Fisher) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. William Clerke  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of East Farleigh, Kent, England; died before 12 Jun 1610; was buried on 12 Jun 1610 in East Farleigh, Kent, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  William Clerke Descendancy chart to this point (2.James2, 1.George1) was born in in of East Farleigh, Kent, England; died before 12 Jun 1610; was buried on 12 Jun 1610 in East Farleigh, Kent, England.

    William married Mary Weston on 10 Feb 1599 in St. Andrew's, Holborn, London, England. Mary (daughter of Jerome Weston and Mary Cave) was born before 26 Apr 1579; died before 13 Jul 1614. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Jeremy Clarke, Governor of Rhode Island  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1 Dec 1605; died in Jan 1652 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island; was buried in Jan 1652 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Jeremy Clarke, Governor of Rhode Island Descendancy chart to this point (3.William3, 2.James2, 1.George1) was born before 1 Dec 1605; died in Jan 1652 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island; was buried in Jan 1652 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1 Dec 1605, East Farleigh, Kent, England

    Notes:

    One of John Turner Sargent Jr.'s eleven proven "gateway ancestors."

    From Wikipedia:

    Jeremy Clarke (also known as Jeremiah Clarke) was an early colonial settler and President of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Born into a prominent family in England, he was a merchant who came to New England with his wife, Frances Latham, and four stepchildren, settling first at Portsmouth in 1638, but the following year joining William Coddington and others in establishing the town of Newport. Here he held a variety of civic positions until 1648 when Coddington's election as President of the colony was disputed, and Clarke was chosen to serve in that office instead. He was the father of Walter Clarke, another colonial governor of Rhode Island, and also had family connections with several other future governors of the colony.

    Jeremy married Frances Latham about 1637 in England. Frances (daughter of Lewis Latham and Elizabeth) was born before 15 Feb 1610 in Kempston, Bedfordshire, England; died in Sep 1677 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island; was buried in Common Burying Ground, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 5. Walter Clarke, Governor of Rhode Island  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1640; died on 23 May 1714.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Walter Clarke, Governor of Rhode Island Descendancy chart to this point (4.Jeremy4, 3.William3, 2.James2, 1.George1) was born in 1640; died on 23 May 1714.

    Walter married Hannah Scott in Feb 1667. Hannah (daughter of Richard Scott and Katherine Marbury) was born in 1642; died on 24 Jul 1681. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. Hannah Clarke  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 28 Oct 1667; died on 22 Oct 1732.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Hannah Clarke Descendancy chart to this point (5.Walter5, 4.Jeremy4, 3.William3, 2.James2, 1.George1) was born on 28 Oct 1667; died on 22 Oct 1732.

    Hannah married Thomas Rodman on 26 Nov 1691. Thomas (son of John Rodman and Elizabeth) was born on 26 Dec 1640 in Barbados; died on 11 Jan 1728 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 7. Samuel Rodman  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 23 Jul 1703; died on 27 Feb 1749.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Samuel Rodman Descendancy chart to this point (6.Hannah6, 5.Walter5, 4.Jeremy4, 3.William3, 2.James2, 1.George1) was born on 23 Jul 1703; died on 27 Feb 1749.

    Notes:

    Elected Justice of the Peace of Newport, Rhode Island, May 1739.

    Samuel married Mary Willett on 16 May 1723 in Flushing, Long Island, New York. Mary (daughter of Col. Thomas Willett) was born about 1710; died on 21 May 1756. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. Thomas Rodman  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 29 Feb 1724; died on 16 Nov 1766 in At sea.


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  Thomas Rodman Descendancy chart to this point (7.Samuel7, 6.Hannah6, 5.Walter5, 4.Jeremy4, 3.William3, 2.James2, 1.George1) was born on 29 Feb 1724; died on 16 Nov 1766 in At sea.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 20 Dec 1724

    Notes:

    "Thomas Rodman...was lost at sea, off Newport, November 16, 1766. He was returning home from England, where he had gone to collect a large amount of money due him, and being rendered helpless by an attack of gpout, was the only person unable to save himself." [The Hazard Family, citation details below.]

    Thomas married Mary Borden on 5 Apr 1750. Mary (daughter of Abraham Borden and Elizabeth Wanton) was born on 10 Jan 1729; died on 19 Feb 1798 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 9. Samuel Rodman  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 11 Nov 1753 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island; died on 24 Dec 1835 in New Bedford, Massachusetts.