First Generation


1. Benjamin Clarke was born about 1756 in Charlottsville, Fluvanna, Virginia. He died on 9 November 1816 at the age of 60 in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky. He has reference number 96. Came to Kentucky in 1798 from Fluvanna Co., Va. near Charlottsville, Palmyra County Seat. and settled in Mason County, Ky.

Benjamin Clarke and Sarah Jones were married in 1787 in Virginia. Sarah Jones was born about 1770. She died in February 1800 at the age of 30 in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky. She has reference number 97.

Benjamin Clarke and Sarah Jones had the following children:

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Elizabeth (Lucy)(Betsy) Clarke.

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Virginia Clarke.

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Susan Clarke.

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Daniel Jonathan Thomas Clarke.

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Mary Esther Clarke.

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Thomas B. Clarke was born in 1794 in Virginia. He died on 29 May 1855 at the age of 61 in Mason, Kentucky.