Saturday, 8 January 2011

Index of Irish Clarks in Ireland 1570 - 1800

This list is part of The Earliest in Ireland
First published: 8 Jan 2011; update 7 Nov 2013

Listing, with sources, of persons found with the surname Clark born or living in Ireland before 1800.
In cases of multiple references for the same individual, care has been taken to amalgamate references under one name but some individuals may still be listed more than once where their might be some doubt.

CLARK

 * Aaron Clark, b. Ireland 1778, mar. Jane Unknown [LDS AF]

 * Abraham Clark, b. Belfast? abt. 1745; mar. Pennsylvania, USA, abt. 1775, Mary Unknown; d. Wrightstown Twp, Bucks Pennsylvania

 * Agnes Clark, b. Ulster, abt. 1660; mar. James Taggart [LDS AF]

 * Alexander Clark of Ballyruff, Coleraine, County Londonderry, b. 1711 son of John O. Clark and Agnes (nee Adams); mar. Sarah Unknown; d. Colrain, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA, 18 Jun 1795 [LDS AF]

 * Alexander Clark of Maghera, b. 1767, son and heir of Alexander Clarke and Elizabeth (nee Stevenson), 3 siblings; mar. 6 May 1805, Margaret Johnston, dau. of James Johnston of Sommerhill, County Donegal, 4 children (not listed here) [GHI]

* Alexander Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Maghera, County Derry [Flax]

 * Alexander Clarke [Clark?], b. 1723, 2nd son of Jackson Clark; mar. 1757, Elizabeth Stevenson, dau of William Stevenson of Knockan, 3 sons, 1 dau; d. 1806 [GHI]

 * Ally Clark of Lisburn, County Antrim, b. 12 May 1773, dau. of Edward Clark of Lisburn, 1 sibling [LDS]

* Andrew Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Clonallan, County Down [Flax]

* Andrew Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Newry, County Down [Flax]

 * Ann Clark, b. 1725; mar. 14 Feb 1751, William Hays; d. aft. 1789 [LDS AF]

 * Ann Clark, b. Ireland, abt. 1799; enumerated at St. Louis, Missouri [US Census 1880]

 * Arthur Clark, b. aft. 1720, 3rd son of Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, 7 siblings; settled in America [GHI]

* Bryan Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Castlerahan, County Cavan [Flax]

* Carel Clark of Lisburn, b. abt. 1761, mar. Unknown [LDS]

* Catherine Clark, b. Ireland, abt. 1793; enumerated at Brighton, Sacramento, California [US Census 1880]

* David Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Clones, County Fermanagh [Flax]

* Edward Clark, b. Lisburn, County Antrim, abt. 1747; mar. Unknown, 2 children [LDS]

UPDATED! * Gabriel Clark of Grange, Carrickfergus, County Antrim or Ballyruff, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, b. abt. 1574; may have mar. Ann Russell in Millwich, Staffordshire, England abt. 1593; son William Clark of Grange called 'William the Quaker' in 1604; family members were mayors of Carrickfergus at times bet. 1620 - 1678; related to family of Horsman [LDS AF SUB]

* George Clark, Has no trade and don't work, b. Ireland, abt. 1793; married; enumerated at Rochester, Monroe, New York [US Census 1880]

* George Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Castlerahan, County Cavan [Flax]

* Gwen Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Castlerahan, County Cavan [Flax]

 * Henry Clark, Farmer, b. Ireland, abt. 1796, mar. Maria Unknown; enumerated at Troy Grove, La Salle, Illinois [US Census 1880]

* Henry Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Clonfeacle, County Tyrone [Flax]

* Hugh Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Drumachose, County Derry [Flax]

* Israel Clark, son of John Clark, merchant in Belfast, County Down, matriculated at Glasgow University in 1779, graduated MA in 1782 [SI]

 * Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, b. abt. 1698, son of John Clark and Jane (nee White); mar. 1720, 4 sons, 4 dau.; will dated 20 Nov 1754 [GHI]

 * Jackson Clarke [Clark?], 2nd son of Alexander Clarke [Clark?] and Elizabeth (nee Stevenson); mar. 1785, Jane Patterson, dau of Gen. Patterson of Maghera, had issue [GHI]

 * Jacob Clark, Blacksmith, widowed, b. Ireland, abt. 1788; enumerated at Aurora, Kane Illinois [US Census 1880]

 * James Clark of Antrim, b. abt. 1652; mar. Antrim, 7 Mar 1677 Mary McGee of Antrim [LDS]

 * James Clark of Carnmoney, County Antrim, b. abt. 1688; mar. Carnmoney, 23 Jul 1713, Jenet Wymburn [LDS]

 * James Clark, Carpenter, b. Ireland, abt. 1797; mar. Jane Unknown; enumerated at Jefferson, Wisconsin [US Census 1880]

 * James Clark, Retired Potato Dealer, widowed, b. Ireland, abt. 1790; enumerated at Hedworth Monkton and Jarrow, Durham [England Census 1881]

* James Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Granard, County Longford [Flax]

 * Jane Clark, b. aft. 1720, dau of Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, 7 siblings [GHI]

 * John Clark of Lisburn, b. 8 Jul 1776, son of Edward Clark of Lisburn, 1 sibling [LDS]

 * John Clark of Macchers, County Antrim, b. abt. 1663; mar. Antrim, 18 Oct 1688, Jane White [LDS]

 * John Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry; mar. abt. 1695, Jane White of Belfast, 2 sons; d. 1707 [GHI]

 * John Clark, b. 1697, son of John Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry and Jane (nee White), 1 brother; adopted his nephew John Clark who succeeded him; d. unm. 1721 [GHI]

 * John Clark, b. aft. 1720, son of Jackson Clark of Maghera, 7 siblings, adopted by his uncle John Clark and succeeded to his estate; left issue 1 son and 6 daus. [GHI]

 * John Clark, b. Ballyruff, Coleraine, County Londonderry, 1630, son of William Clark; mar. Ballyruff, abt. 1656, Anne Horseman, son John O. Clark [LDS AF]

* John Clark, father of Mathew Clark who mar. Jennet Bothel, Rutland Massachusetts; emigrated from Ireland abt. 1718; of Scotch origin - eBook

* John Clark, of Co. Down; emigrated to North Carolina - eBook

* John Clark, b. Ireland, abt. 1719, son of George Clark and Alice (nee Drought); mar. Alice (or Rosanna Drought), 6 children [LDS AF]

* John Clark, b. nr Leaure, County Antrim, abt. 1717, father of William Clark [LDS AF]

* John Clark, merchant of Belfast, father of Israel Clark who graduated Glasgow University 1782 [SI]

* John Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Arboe, County Tyrone [Flax]

* John Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Donegal, County Donegal [Flax]

* John Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Killyleagh, County Down [Flax]

* John J. Clark, Stone Mason, b. Ireland, abt. 1791; enumerated at Morgan, Franklin, Iowa [US Census 1880]

* John O. Clark of Ballyruff, Coleraine, County Londonderry, b. abt. 1660, son of John Clark and Anne (nee Horseman); mar. Agnes Adams; father of Alexander Clarke who was b. 1711

* Joseph Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Kilmacrenan, County Donegal [Flax]

* Katie Clark, b. Ireland, abt. 1794; enumerated at Enfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts [US Census 1880]

* Laurence Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Caltra, County Galway [Flax]

* Margaret Clark, b. aft. 1720, dau of Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, 7 siblings [GHI]

* Martin Clark, Labourer, b. Ireland, abt. 1796, mar. Nappy Clarke; enumerated at Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire [US Census 1880]

 * Martin Clark, Tailor, b. Ireland abt. 1792, mar. Marg. Clark; enumerated at Baltimore, Maryland [US Census 1880]

* Matthew Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Slane, County Meath [Flax]

* Michael Clark, Labourer (no occupation), widowed, b. Ireland, 1798; enumerated at South Shields Workhouse [England Census 1881]

* Michael Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Cleenish, County Fermanagh [Flax]

* Michael Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Louth, County Louth [Flax]

* Miss Unknown Clark x 6, daus. of John Clark who was b. aft. 1720 and was heir to his uncle John Clark, 1 brother [GHI]

 * Miss Unknown Clark, b. aft. 1720, dau of Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, 7 siblings; mar. Gilbert Ledlie [GHI]

 * Mr. Unknown Clark of Turarobert, County Antrim, b. abt. 1754 [LDS]

 * Mr. Unknown Clark, son of John Clark who was b. aft. 1720 and was heir to his uncle John Clark, 6 sisters [GHI]

 * Mrs. Agnes Clark (nee Adams), b. Londonderry, abt. 1663; mar. John O. Clark; son Alexander Clark of Ballyruff, Coleraine, County Londonderry [LDS AF]

 * Mrs. Agness Clark, b. Ireland, abt. 1794, married; enumerated at Rich Hill, Muskingum, Ohio [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Alice (or Rosanna) Clark (nee Drought), b. Ireland abt. 1720; mar. John Clark, 6 children; d. Maryborough, County Leix 27 Mar 1786 [LDS AF]

 * Mrs. Ann Clark, Washer, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1798; enumerated at Workhouse infirmary, London [England Census 1881]

 * Mrs. Ann Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1793; enumerated at Hoosick, Renssalaer, New York [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Anne Clark (nee Horseman), b. Ballyruff, Coleraine, County Londonderry, 1636, dau. of Anthony Horseman of Carrickfergus; mar. Ballyruff, abt. 1656, John Clark  [LDS AF]

 * Mrs. Bridget Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1796; enumerated at Russell, St. Lawrence, New York [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Catharin Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1795; enumerated at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Catherine Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1795; enumerated at Baltimore, Maryland [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Cathrine Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1797; enumerated at Manhattan, New York [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Edward Clark, b. Lisburn, County Antrim, abt. 1751; mar. Edward Clark, 2 children [LDS]

 * Mrs. Elizabeth Clark, widow, b. Ireland, 1796; enumerated at Belleville, Essex, New Jersey [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Elizabeth Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1785; enumerated at Georgia, Franklin, Vermont [US Census 1889]

 * Mrs. Elizabeth Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1785; enumerated at Union, Montgomery, Indiana [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Elizabeth Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1791; enumerated at Phildelphia [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Ellen Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1795; enumerated at Albany, New York, [US Census]

 * Mrs. Ellen Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1795; enumerated at West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Jackson Clark, mar. 1720, Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, 4 sons, 4 daus. [GHI]

 * Mrs. Jane Clark of Antrim (nee White), b. Antrim, abt. 1667; mar. Antrim, 18 oct 1688, John Clark of Macchers, County Antrim [LDS]

 * Mrs. Jane Clark, widow, b. Ireland abt. 1796; enumerated at Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Margret Clark, b. Ireland, abt. 1799, mar. George Clark; enumerated at Warsaw, Handcock, Illinois [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Mary Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1793; enumerated at New Haven, Connecticut [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Mary Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1796; enumerated at Fairview, Guernsey, Ohio [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Prudence Clark, widow, b. Ireland, abt. 1793; enumerated at Buffalo, Erie, New York [US Census 1880]

 * Mrs. Rosanna (or Alice) Clark (nee Drought), b. Ireland abt. 1720; mar. John Clark, 6 children; d. Maryborough, County Leix 27 Mar 1786 [LDS AF]

 * Mrs. Sarah Clark, widow, b. Ireland abt. 1797; enumerated at County Poor House, Middletown, Delaware, Pennsylvania [US Census 1880]

* Oliver Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Conwal, County Donegal [Flax]

* Patrick Clark, Farmer, widowed, b. Ireland, abt. 1794; enumerated at Ulster, New York [US Census 1880]

* Patrick Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Castlerahan, County Cavan [Flax]

* Patrick Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Granard, County Longford [Flax]

* Philip Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Castlerahan, County Cavan [Flax]

* Richard Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Dunsfort, County Down [Flax]

* Robert Clark Jr., farmer Killeronaghan, County Londonderry father of at least 3 sons including Robert Clark who graduated Glasgow University 1815 [SI]

* Robert Clark, 3rd son of Robert Clark Jr. farmer, Killeronagham, County Londonderry; matriculated Glasgow University 1812, graduated MA 1815 [SI]

 * Robert Clark, Hatter, widowed, b. Ireland, abt. 1797; enumerated at Geneva, Ontario, New York [US Census 1880]

* Robert Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Billy, County Antrim [Flax]

* Samuel Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Clones, County Fermanagh [Flax]

 * Sarah Clark, b. aft. 1720, eldest dau. of Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, 7 siblings; mar. Dr. James Ferguson of Belfast [GHI]

* Terence Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Annaduff, County Leitrim [Flax]

* Thomas Clark, Tailor, widowed, b. Ireland, abt. 1796; enumerated at San Francisco, California [US Census 1880]

* Thomas Clark, widowed, b. Ireland, abt. 1799; enumerated at Brooklyn, New York [US Census 1880]

* Thomas Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Castlerahan, County Cavan [Flax]

* Thomas Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Dunsfort, County Down [Flax]

* Thomas Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Granard, County Longford [Flax]

* Timothy Clark, Farmer, b. Ireland, abt. 1794; mar. Jane L. Unknown; enumerated at Summit, Crawford, pennsylvania [US Census 1880]

* Unkown Clark, Painter and glazier (1805/6/7), Coal quay, Cork [Hol]

* Widow Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Ballynahaglish, County Mayo [Flax]

UPDATED! * William Clark of Grange, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, b. 1604, son of Gabriel Clark; mar. abt. 1625, Unkown Boyd, dau. of Archibald Boyd; son John Clark; d. So Hadley, Hemps, Massachusetts, USA, 1650 [LDS AF SUB]

* William Clark, b. aft. 1720, 4th son of Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry, 7 siblings; settled in America [GHI]

* William Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Castlerahan, County Cavan [Flax]

* William Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Cleenish, County Fermanagh [Flax]

* William Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Clones, County Fermanagh [Flax]

* William Clark, working in agriculture, 1796 at Kilclief, County Down [Flax]

* Wm. Clark, Clothier (1805/6/7), Blarney lane, Cork [Hol]

* Wm. Clark, single, Pedler, b. Ireland abt. 1790; enumerated at Salem, Essex, Massachusetts [US Census 1880]

Note:
Marriages and Directory entries in the early 1800's are included as the individuals would have been born bef. 1800.

Abbreviations:
abt. = About
b. = Born
bap. = Baptised
Bart. = Baronet
bet. = between
bur. = Buried
ch. = Christened
Co. = County
Com = History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland
d. Died
dau. = Daughter
est. = Estimated
etc. = et cetera - multiple references
FLAX = Irish Flax Growers List
FT = Family Tree - Ancestry, Rootsweb
GHI = Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland (Bourke, 1912)
Hol = Holden's Triennial Directory, 1805/6/7
IG = Irish Genealogy
IM = Irish Marriages, Walker's Hibernian Magazine
incl. = including
IRED = Irish Records Extraction Database (Ancestry.com)
LDS = Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp
LDS AF = familysearch.org Ancestral File
mar. = Married
Mar Lic or ML = Marriage License
MSS = Manuscript
poss. = Possibly
prob. = Probably
PRONI = Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
R.C. = Roman Catholic
RDS = Royal Dublin Society past members
Sub = Submitted by a reader
unm. = unmarried

 Please advise of any omissions! - PJC
(c) 2014 Peter J. Clarke

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