BORN EST 1779 Widley, Hampshire (East Meon baptisms website has a James Clarke, son of John and Mary Clarke being registered in 1777. The date of 1777 looks good from the age on the burial record.Hoping this is actually the James Clarke mentioned on http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bu)
DIED 22 DEC 1860 Cosham, Widley, Hants (King & Queen Inn, Cosham High St, Portsmouth) (source: Death Certificate)
BURIED 31 DEC 1860 Cosham, Widley, Hants
Census seems to indicate he was born around 1779. In the 1841 census he's aged 62, though in that census ages are meant to be rounded down to the nearest 5 years. At that time he lives with wi
FATHER John? Clarke 1738 - ??
MOTHER Mary 1738 - ??
SPOUSE Elizabeth COLE -
SIBLINGS: William Clarke - ??, John Clarke - ??, Samuel Clarke - ??, Samuel Clarke - ??, George Clarke - ??, Richard Clarke - ??, Randal Clarke - ??, Mary Clarke - ??, Hannah Clarke - ??, Thomas Clarke - ??, Joseph Clarke - ??
We have 4 ancestors for James, 2 for his father John?, 0 for his mother Mary. James lived during the industrial revolution. We have 17 descendents for James. We have 786 people in this family tree with 98 different surnames, including 50 called CLARKE. CLARKE is the 2nd most common name in our tree.
James is 3x great-grandfather to Paul Leslie CLARKE