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Plymouth in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Mr. Thomas Clarke

 
 
Mr. Thomas Clarke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. Mr. Thomas Clarke Marker
Inscription.
Here lies buried ye body of
Mr. Thomas Clarke
Aged 98.
Departed this life March 24, 1697.

Thomas Clarke was Mate of the Mayflower according to tradition in the Plymouth and connecting Colonies. History gives his arrival in Plymouth from England in the ship Annie in 1623. He married Susan Ring of Plymouth in 1634. Their children were Andrew, James, William, Susanna, Nathaniel and John, from whom descended a numerous posterity. He married his second wife Mrs. Alice Hallett Nichols of Boston in 1664. He lived for some years in Boston, and also in Harwich of which town he was one of the original proprietors. He died in Plymouth having lived in the reigns of seven British sovereigns, the Commonwealth and the protectorate.

This stone is erected to his memory
by his descendants A.D. 1891.

 
Erected 1891 by Descendants of Thomas Clarke.
 
Location. 41° 57.338′ N, 70° 39.958′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker can be reached from School Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Burial Hill cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth MA 02360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Mr. Thomas Clarke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. Mr. Thomas Clarke Marker
of this marker. James Warren (a few steps from this marker); First Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Cushman (within shouting distance of this marker); Tercentenary Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); Major William Bradford (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Scammell (within shouting distance of this marker); Elder William Brewster (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Doty (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker on Burial Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
3. Marker on Burial Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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