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NameJohn Clark (Clarke)
Livedb. 1670-01-24 - d. 1705-07-25 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon 1 on 1 Peter 1:16 -- preacher (autograph: yes)Sermon 1 on Job 34:21 -- preacher (autograph: yes)Sermon 2 on 1 Peter 1:16 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon 2 on Job 34:21 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on 1 John 2:6 -- preacher (autograph: yes)Sermon on Amos 4:12 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Matthew 16:26 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Proverbs 10:23 -- preacher (autograph: yes)Sermon on Psalms 144:4 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Psalms 55:22 -- preacher (autograph: yes)Sermon on Romans 12:12 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesNewbury -- HomeHarvard College (University) -- Place of StudyExeter -- Post
Source of DataCatherine Evans
Biographical Sources ConsultedThe Confession of Faith and the Covenant of the First Congregational Church in Exeter, N. H., 1832, pages 9-13.
Other NoteJohn Clark was born at Newbury, MA, the son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (nee Somersby) Clark. He graduated from Harvard College in 1690 and married Elizabeth Woodbridge, daughter of Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge (GEMMS ID: 3063). They had four children, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Deborah, and Ward, who would go on to be the first minister of Kingston. He was ordained on 21 September 1698 and made the third minister of Exeter, New Hampshire. He died on 25 July 1705, leaving an estate valued at £811, including a house and land at Charlestown and a library of books. His widow would marry Rev. John Oblin, the next minister at Exeter.
GEMMS record createdAugust 19, 2020
GEMMS record last editedAugust 28, 2020