John Clark (Hingham)

John CLARK (1560 – 1615) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather, one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line.

We have more unrelated Clark families in our tree than any other surname.  In addition to John CLARK (Hingham), our Clark family founders are: John CLARK (Plymouth) (1575 – 1623), Arthur CLARK (Boston) (1620 – 1665) and Lt. William CLARKE (Northampton) (1610 – 1690)

John Clark was born in 1560 in Hingham, Norfolk, England. His parents were Thomas CLARK and Elizabeth EGGLESFIELD. He married Elizabeth HOBSON in 1585 in Hingham, Norfolk, England. John died 6 Jun 1615 in Hingham, Norfolk, England.

Elizabeth Hobson was born 1564 in Hingham, Norfolk, England. Her parents were Henry HOBSON (1530 – 1616) and Isabelle OVERTON (1532 – 1596). Elizabeth died 11 Apr 1602 in Hingham, Norfolk, England

Children of John and Elizabeth:

Name Born Married Departed
1. Rebecca CLARK 2 May 1585 in Guildford, Surrey, England. Joseph PECK
21 May 1617
24 Oct 1637 in Hingham, Suffolk, Mass.
2. Margaret Clark 1588
Windham, Norfolk, England
Richard Ibrook
Southwold, Suffolk, England
 4 APR 1664 in Hingham, Plymouth, Mass
3. Jane Clark 1589
Hingham, Norfolk, England
Robert Kirby
25 Jul 1616
Hingham, Norfolk, England
4. Mary Clark 1590
Hingham, Norfolk, England
Edward Gilman
3 Jun 1614 in Hingham, Norfolk, England
22 Jun 1681 Hingham, Plymouth, Mass
5. John Clark 1591
Uffington, Shropshire, England
Mary Coley 1632 in Saybrook, Middlesex, CT 5 Feb 1673 Milford, New Haven, CT
6. Sarah Clark 1600
Hingham, Norfolk, England
21 Jan 1600
Hingham, Norfolk, England



1. Rebecca CLARK (See Joseph PECK‘s page)

2. Margaret Clark

Margaret’s husband Richard Ibrook was born circa 1580 in Southwold, Suffolk, England. Richard died on 14 Nov 1651 in Hingham, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Margaret Clark and Richard Ibrook immigrated , arriving 1635 in Massachusetts Bay Colony. Their children Elizabeth, Margaret and Helen traveled with them.

In his diary, Rev. Peter Hobart [son of our ancestor Edmund HOBART] records that “mother Ibrook dyed 4 April 1664.” (This is in reference to the death of Margaret Ibrook , mother of his first wife.)

3. Jane Clark

Jane’s husband Robert Kirby was born 1587 in Hingham, Norfolk, England. Robert died in 1616

4. Mary Clark

Mary’s husband Edward Gilman was born 1587 in Hingham, Norfolk, England. His parents were Edward Gilman and Mary Hawes. Edward died 22 Jun 1655 in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire.

Edward “The Emigrant” came with Mary and his sons, John, Moses and Edward and two daughters to Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1647. They sailed in June on the ship, “Dilligent” from Suffolk, England to Boston, Massachusetts, arriving on 10 Aug 1638. There were about one hundred passengers on board, most from Hingham, Norfolk destined for Hingham, Massachusetts

5. John Clark

John’s wife Mary Coley was born 1616 in Great Munden, Hereford, England. Her parents were John Coley and [__?_]. Mary died 22 Jan 1678 in Farmington, Hartford, CT.


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