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Rahway in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Capt. Thomas Clark

 
 
Capt. Thomas Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
1. Capt. Thomas Clark Marker
Inscription.
Son of Abraham, signer
Captain of Artillery
in the Continental Army
Fought at the Battle of Princeton
Served in
the Revolutionary War from 1776 to 1781
Died May 13, 1789, in his 37th year.

The children of his son Jonathan and of his grandson William Squire Clark commemorate his heroic life.
 
Erected by Grand children and Great Grand children of Capt. Thomas Clark.
 
Location. 40° 37.01′ N, 74° 17.095′ W. Marker is in Rahway, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on St Georges Avenue (County Route 27), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in Rahway Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Rahway NJ 07065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Clark (a few steps from this marker); Terrill Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Merchants and Drovers Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Rahway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington Tulip Poplar (about 400 feet away); Spanktown
Clark Family in Rahway Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
2. Clark Family in Rahway Cemetery
Thomas Clark is buried next to his parents, Abraham and Sarah. Abraham Clark is a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
(approx. mile away); Horsehead Copper (approx. mile away); In Remembrance of Abraham Clark (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rahway.
 
Regarding Capt. Thomas Clark. Capt. Thomas Clark is one of 42 Revolutionary War soldiers buried in the Rahway Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Abraham Clark. (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Graves in Rahway Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
3. Graves in Rahway Cemetery
Capt. Thomas Clark is buried among many of his fellow Revolutionary War veterans.
Clark Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
4. Clark Family Plot
Thomas, Abraham, Sarah and other members of the Clark family were laid to rest at this location.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,336 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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