Rev. Henry CLARKE

Male 1756 - 1831  (74 years)


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  • Name Henry CLARKE  [1, 2
    • On the 19 September, 1776, Henry Clarke and Joshua Clarke were in a list of signers to a declaration of patriotism at Hopkinton, R. I.

      He worked on his father's farm as a boy and later learned the trade of a blacksmith. He and his wife joined the Hopkinton Baptist Church on 19 June 1779. On 9 December, 1782, he and Caty, his wife, as of Hopkinton, deeded certain land at Hopkinton, R.I. He was ordained a Deacon in 1788, and an evangelist on 3 September, 1793. He resided over ten years at Hopkinton, R.I., and at least four in Stonington, Conn. On 2 May 1795, he settled at Brookfield, N.Y., on a large unimproved farm which he had bought and remained there thirty-six years. he was installed Pastor of the First Seventh Day Baptist Church of Brookfield, N.Y., on 16 October, 1797, and filled this position until April, 1822. He occasionally preached for the Church up to his death, which occurred in the seventy-fifth year of his age. In 1811 he published "AHistory of the Sabbatarians or Seventh Day Baptists in America," a work o much study and research. He also wrote "A Scriptural and Reasonable System of Religion," but it was never printed. [1]
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 2 Dec 1756  Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Mar 1831  Brookfield, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I71803  Main Tree
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2018 

    Father Rev Joshua CLARKE,   b. 26 Apr 1717, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1793, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah COTTRELL,   b. 1719,   d. 4 Nov 1808  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1738  [1
    Family ID F29100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine PENDLETON,   b. 13 Mar 1757, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1824, Brookfield, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1776  [1
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F29097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lydia ? 
    Married 26 Jun 1825  [1
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F29098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Dec 1756 - Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Mar 1831 - Brookfield, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5386] The "Clarke" Families of Rhode Island, George Austin Morrison, Jr., (Higginson Book Company).

    2. [S9316] Brian Pendleton and His Descendants 1599-1910 , Everett Hall Pendleton.