~ Clark family of Wrightstown Inquiry

I am a descendant of Abraham and Letitia (Williams) Clark and am trying to figure out who their parents are. So, here are some questions:

The information on your website states:
• Barbara was born on 30 Nov 1759. She died on 30 Nov 1838 in Buckingham Bucks County PA. Is this Barbara Closson Clark, wife of Benjamin?

• Benj CLARK served in the military in 1778 in Wrightstown Bucks County PA. He appeared on the census in 1790 in Buckingham Bucks County PA. He was living on 1 Oct 1803 in Wrightstown Bucks County PA. Is this the husband of Barbara (Closson?) Children were: John CLARK. Is this information from a marriage record?

• Benjamin CLARK died before 1838. Is this the same Benjamin as above and do we know this because Barbara was a widow when she died?

• Benjn CLARK was born on 7 Aug 1793 in Wrightstown Bucks County PA. Parents: Abraham CLARK and Mary. Is this Abraham related to the Benjamin above? If so, how?

Is the Elizabeth Clark, who married Charles Reeder, a daughter of Benjamin and Barbara (Closson) Clark--- and therefore a sister to John (who married Sarah Morton)?
• John CLARK was living on 1 Oct 1803 in Wrightstown Bucks County PA. Parents: Benj CLARK. He was married to Sarah MORTON on 1 Oct 1803 in Wrightstown Bucks County PA

I know... and I am sorry for all the questions, but I have been looking for this family for about 25 years!

Did John Clark, husband of Sarah Morton, have a brother named Abraham who married Letitia Williams? I have a transcribed letter from John in Doylestown to Abraham in Ohio written March 23, 1836 and he calls him brother. Their father has died but their mother is still living, so that is why I am wondering if their parents are Benjamin and Barbara.

Rick Springer - Texas email

** These Clarks are Quakers and the term brother may have not meant a biological brother.


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