The James Clarke Family

CLARKE, James
      Born: probably around 1762 or earlier
      Spouse: Mary
      Children:
           [1] Richard Clarke; baptized 18 November 1787, Carbonear
           [2] Jonathan Clarke; baptized 21 November 1788, Carbonear
           [3] Jonathan Clarke; baptized 17 September 1790, Carbonear
           [4] Elizabeth Clarke; baptized 17 September, Carbonear

CLARKE, Richard
      Born: circa 1784; planter of Crockers Cove
      Died: at Crockers Cove 03 August 1862, age 78
      Father: James Clarke
      Mother: Mary
      Married: 06 December 1810, Harbour Grace Anglican; witnesses John Hutchings and William Clarke
      Spouse: Ann Hutchings
      Born: listed in marriage record as being of Spaniardís Bay
      Children:
           [1] Elizabeth Clarke; born 23 July 18__, baptized 29 November 1812, Carbonear
           [2] James Clarke; born 13 October 1814, baptized 27, December 1814, Crockers Cove
           [3] Alfred Clarke; baptized 10 August 1817, Crockers Cove
           [4] Richard Clarke; born 15 April 1819, baptized 24 May 1821, Crockers Cove
           [5] William Clarke; baptized 10 June 1824, Crockers Cove; married on 06 December 1849, Jane Butt of Crockers Cove, by Rev. Norris, witnesses Wm. Butt and Wm. Clarke
           [6] Mary Clarke; baptized 10 June 1824, Crockers Cove
           [7] Abel Clarke; baptized 06 June 1830, Crockers Cove [born circa 1829, buried 10 October 1896, age 67 Victoria Village]
           [8] John Clarke; baptized 10 June 1833, Crockers Cove
           [9] Julia Clarke; born 06 May 1835, baptized 25 February 1836, Crockers Cove

CLARKE, Abel (I)
      Born: circa 1829
      Father: Richard Clarke
      Mother: Ann Hutchings
      Children:
           [1] Edward Clarke; born May 1854, Crocker's Cove
           [2] John Clarke; born June 1856, Crocker's Cove
           [3] David Clarke; born August 1862, Victoria
           [4] Abel Clarke II; born 1863, Victoria
           [5] Isaac Clarke; born January 1871, Victoria

CLARKE, Edward
      Born: May 1854, Crockerís Cove
      Father: Abel Clarke (I)
      Married: 01 June 1878, Carbonear, by John Goodison, witnesses John Stephens and Susannah Stephens
      Spouse: Elizabeth Lambert
      Born: May 1855, Carbonear

CLARKE, John
      Born: June 1856, Crockerís Cove
      Father: Abel Clarke (I)
      Spouse: Sarah J. Vatcher
      Born: June 1860, Crockerís Cove
      Children:
           [1] Jessie Vatcher; born 18 December 1895; married first cousin Abel Clarke III

Note: John and Sarah moved to Victoria in the mid-1800s. CLARKE, David
      Born: August 1862, Victoria
      Father: Abel Clarke (I)
      Married: 07 June 1884 at Carbonear, by George Vater, witnesses Francis Ash, Louisa Clark and James Clark
      Spouse: Arra Bella Clarke
      Born: September 1865, Victoria Village
      Children:
           [1] David Clarke Jr.; born December 1902
           [2] Elisa Clarke; born circa 1904; married Richard Parsons [born circa 1896], children: Bernice, born circa 1921; Reginald, born circa 1923; Marjorie L., born circa 1924; Robert G., born circa 1926; Leonard G., born circa 1931; Lionel, born circa 1932; Clara A., born circa 1933; Robina Y., born circa 1935

CLARKE, Abel (II)
      Born: October 1863, Victoria Village
      Father: Abel Clarke (I)
      Married: 04 June 1884, by George Vater at Carbonear Methodist, witnesses: Edith Clark, George Clark and Malina Clark
      Spouse: Louisa Clark
      Born: August 1866, Victoria Village
      Children:
           [1] Abel Clarke, Jr. (III); born September 1893, Victoria
           [2] Edith Clarke; born September 1902, Victoria

CLARKE, Isaac
      Born: January 1871, Victoria
      Father: Abel Clarke (I)
      Spouse: [Ida] Jane
      Born: June 1881, Victoria
      Children:
           [1] Eleazer Clarke; born October 1903, Victoria
           [2] Selena Clarke; born September 1905, Victoria
           [3] Chesley Clarke; born circa 1922
           [4] Olive Clarke; born circa 1925

CLARKE, Abel (III)
      Born: September 1893, Victoria
      Father: Abel Clarke, Sr.(II), Victoria
      Mother: Louisa
      Married [1]: 29 December 1915 at Methodist Church; minister George B. Pickering; witnesses Reuben Clarke and Elizabeth J. Clarke
      Spouse: Jessie Vatcher Clarke
      Born: January 1896 (or 18 December 1895)
      Died: between 1924 and 1929
      Father: John Clark (brother of Abel III)
      Mother: Sarah J. Vatcher
      Children:
           [1] Maudie L. (Lilian ?) Clarke; born 23 May 1919, Victoria
           [2] Annie Elizabeth (Lizzie) Clarke; born 30 August 1922
           [3] Eugene Gordon Clarke; born 30 August 1924

      Married [2]: 23 January 1929
      Spouse: Emily Maude
      Born: born circa 1906 (23 when married)
      Children:
           [1] Mary Clarke; born circa 1930 (age 5 in 1935 census)
           [1] Anita Louisa Clarke; born 21 September, 1931
           [2] Susie ? Victoria Clarke; born 30 January 1933 (listed as Erwyntrude? in 1935 census)
           [3] Patricia; born circa 1934 (age 1 in 1935 Census)
           [4] Patricia Emma Jean Clarke; born 31 August 1936

Note: At his marriage in 1915, Abel Clarke was listed as a surveyor.

CLARKE, Maudie L. (Lilian ?)
      Born: 23 May 1919, Victoria
      Died: 18 April 1988 (buried at St. Fintinís, St. Georges District)
      Father: Abel Clarke, Jr., Victoria
      Mother: Jessie Vatcher Clarke
      Children:
           [1] Helen Clarke, born ? ; (born in orphanage and adopted by ? Moulton; father was Augustus Garnier, son of Adolph Garnier and Elizabeth LeBlanc)

      Spouse [1]: ? Pike
      Spouse [2]: Robert ?

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