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Sir John Clark, Knight, of Wrotham, Kent Co. England m. Elizabeth Steed, daughter of Sir William Steed of Haretsham, Kent Co. England.

1. William Clark, Knight, of Wrotham, Kent Co. England

(1). John Clark   In 1671, he had an power of attorney recorded in Yorktown, Virginia saying, he was John Clark's nephew and sole heir at law of John Clark, formerly of Virginia, merchant.

2. John Clark of Wrotham, Kent Co. England was born 1614, died 1645.

Edward Wiatt was was the administrator of the estate of John Clark. The names of John West, brother of Lord Delaware West, Captain William Brocas, great traveler,  George Ludlow and Capt. Richard Townsend who came to VA as a medical apprentice to Dr John Pott...are mentioned.

From Virginia Land Books...In 1652, Mr. Wiatt represented Hannah Clark, probably widow of John Clark as the executrix of Sir Dudley Wyatt (will 1650). 300 acres were divised to her on Queens Creek n ear Middle Plantation. The same year she deeded the same land to Dr. Jeremiah Harrison, Gent., of same place. In 1654, Mrs. Frances Harrison, widow, patented 1000 acres in Westmoreland Co. VA., about the same year the same time John Harrison patented 1000 acres in Westmoreland Co. VA, which he leaves, failing heirs, to his sister Mrs. Frances Harrison, and failing her heirs, to Giles Brent of "Peace" in Westmoreland Co. VA.

He is mentioned in the records of the Wiatt's of York Co. VA.

3. Cecelia



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