Capt Lawrence Clarke

about 1670–before 29 April 1754 (Age 84)
Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Lawrence

Capt Lawrence Clarke was born about 1670, in Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America as the son of Jeremiah Clarke Jr. He married Sarah Lawton in 1698, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died before 29 April 1754, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

Photos & Memories (4)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Capt Lawrence Clarke
1670–1754
Sarah Lawton
1679–1733
Marriage: 1698
Abigail Clarke
1710–
Lawrence Clarke Jr.
1712–1746
Hannah Clarke
1718–
Rebekah Clarke
1719–
Joseph Clarke
1713–
Stephen Clarke
1716–1773

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1698
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
children

(6)

    Abigail Clarke

    Female1710–Female

    Lawrence Clarke Jr.

    Male1712–1746Male

    Male1713–Male

    Male1716–1773Male

    Hannah Clarke

    Female1718–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Mary Clarke

    Female1655–1756Female

    Ann CLARKE

    Female1657–1658Female

    Sarah Clarke

    Female1659–1756Female

    Henery Collins

    Male1661–Male

    Susanna Clarke

    Female1667–1669Female

+8 More Children

World Events (1)

1723 · Pirates Hung in Newport

Age 53

On July 17, 1723, twenty-eight pirates are hung in Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Clarke in entry for Joseph Clarke, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Lawrence Clarke, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Lawrence Clark, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.