Sophia Clarke

Female16 January 1778–3 October 1872

Brief Life History of Sophia

When Sophia Clarke was born on 16 January 1778, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Phineas Clarke, was 37 and her mother, Mary Babcock, was 39. She married Jesse Maxson on 23 March 1803, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 3 October 1872, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 94.

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Jesse Maxson
Sophia Clarke
Marriage: 23 March 1803
Jesse Maxson
Courtland Maxson
Russell Maxson

Sources (9)

  • Sophia Clarke Maxon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sophia in entry for Courtland Maxson, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Sophia Clarke Maxson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1803Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780 · French Occupy Newport

    Age 2

    During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 25

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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