Birth: Thomas Clark was born about
1599 in England.
Death: He died on March 24, 1696/7, in Plymouth.
Ship: Anne or Little James, 1623
Life in England: Nothing is known of his life in England.
Life in New England: Thomas Clark came over as a single
man in 1623. He was a freeman of the colony by 1633. He served on a
number of juries and committees, and was also chosen as constable for
Eel River in Plymouth and surveyor of highways. He lived in Boston by
1660, although he returned to Plymouth by 1673. Although he had no
formal legal training,Thomas Clark acted as a lawyer on numerous
occasions, both for himself and others. His gravestone on Burial Hill is
one of the few dating from the 17th century.
Family: Thomas Clark married (1) Susanna Ring before 1631
in Plymouth and had six children. She died sometime after 1646. He
married (2) Alice (Hallett) Nichols after January 20, 1664/5, in Boston.
She died by July 25, 1671.
Children of Thomas and Susanna Clark: