When Mary Elizabeth Clarke was born in 1653, in York, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, William Clarke, was 29 and her mother, Grace Godwin, was 23. She married John Walter Patrick II in 1672, in Charles Church of Charles Parish, York, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 27 February 1678, in her hometown, at the age of 25.
English and Irish: variant of Clark .
History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. Nicholas Clarke was one of the founders of Hartford, CT (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker) in 1635.