- MARY SUMMERS (JOHN SR) daughter of JOHN SUMMERS SR and ISABELLA YOUNGSUMMERS. Born 1762/176 8 in Virginia; died 3 April 1807 in BarrenCounty, Kentucky. Mary Summers married JAMES CLAR K, 18 March 1782 inMadison County, Kentucky. James Clark son of Francis Clark Sr., andDorc as Unknown. After the death of Mary Summers Clark, James Clarkmarried Dorthea Woodson.
SOURCE: Will Book No. 1, Barren County Kentucky, John Summers (Sr.)Will names daughter Mar y Clark. Will dated 11 March 1806. ProvedApril Court 1806.
SOURCE: Web Page of James. H. Clark, descendant of James PauldingClark - James J. Clark bor n 18 November 1759 in Kentucky, he married(1) Mary Summers, March 18, 1782, daughter of Joh n Summers andIsabella. He married (2) Dorthea Woodson January 3, 1809 in kentucky.E-Mai l from James H. Clark dated 3 December 2000 - Mary Summers Clarkdied 3 April 1807.
SOURCE: Mercer County, Kentucky, Marriage Register No. 1, page 423 -3 July 1809, James Clar k married Dorothea Woodson.
SOURCE: Mercer County, Kentucky Court Order Book No. 3 - Pg 470:
24 December 1799 - Administration on the estate of FRANCIS CLARK SR,dec'd, is requested by F rancis Clark, Jr., one of the Executors namedtherein, but contested by JAMES CLARK, JOHN MAH AN, THOMAS HIX andROBERT PRICE. Sundry witnesses being examined, the Court decreed thatth e said writing purporting to be the will be cancelled, and probatecannot be granted. Franci s Clark, Jr., prayed an appeal to the Courtof Appeals, which is granted, he entering into bo nd of 150 poundswith JAMES HIX and ANTHONY PREWITT HIS SURETIES. Francis Clark, Jr.,to pa y JOHN MOSS 22 shillings, 1 penny, for attending one day andtraveling 48 miles and back, an d to NANCY BOTTOM 2 shillings, 1penny, for attending one day. James Clark and John Mahan ap pointedto collect and preserve the estate of the decedent, pending decision,and they entere d into bond of 3,000 pounds with JOHN COWAN andWILLIAM EASTLAND their sureties.
27 October 1800 - Inventory and appraisal of the estate of FrancisClark, dec'd was returne d by John Mahan and ordered recorded.
SOURCE: Book: Barren County, Kentucky - Court Order Book 1(1799-1802)
Page 66 - James Clarke 250 acres as p entry filed
John Summers 250 acres as p entry filed
SOURCE: Mercer County Kentucky Records, Volume I, by Michael L. Cook,C.G.
Pg 379 -
Mercer County, Kentucky Court Order Book No. 3-
25 March 1794, pg 80 - Indenture from Francis Clark to James Clark wasproved by Avery Dye, W illiam Eastland and Samuel Durham witnessesthereto and ordered recorded.
Pg 381 -
25 March 1794 Pg 92-
James Clark produced Certificate of his having taken oath of aCommissioner of the Taxable Pr operty before John Hale, Justice of thePeace.
Pg 432 -
24 November 1795 - James Clark signed as one of the Sureties Admin ofEstate David Moss.
MILITARY: Rev. War Service - Mercer Co. (Rootsweb)
Name: CLARK JAMES
Pension #: S30941
Ap. Date: 02 Sep 1833
James Clark: Enlisted at Mecklenburg Court House. He states he wasborn in Mecklenburg Co. , Va. 18 November 1759 and the records are ina bible in possession of his youngest brother , Francis Clark, livingin Mercer Co., Ky. He lived in Mecklenburg Co., Va. Until 1782 whe nhe removed to Mercer Co., Ky.
Affiant 1: Henry Sparrow
Henry Sparrow: Affidavit made in Washington Co., Ky., he served withJames Clark in the AR W and they were raised in the same County.
Other 1: Francis Clark
Francis Clark: See James Clark deposition. He was a younger brother& a resident of Merce r Co., Ky.
SOURCE: E-mail from James H. Clark 3 December 2000:
".You know that Mary Summers died just a very few days after havingMary Summers Clark, A da ughter and more than likely died fromchildbirth or an infection causing her death shortly af terchildbirth.by the way Mary Summers Clark was born on March 30, 1807and her mother Mar y Summers Clark died on April 03, 1807. DMay andJames Clark had a total of 10 children."
Note: At this point there are two Mary Summers Clark's, mother anddaughter. James Clark, a lso has a sister named Mary Clark.
Children of MARY SUMMERS and JAMES CLARK:
1. WILLIAM CLARK, born 12 June 1787; died 24 September 1849. Hemarried on 8 May 1809 in Mer cer County, Kentucky.
SOURCE: Marriage: Mercer County, Kentucky Marriages 1785-1852,compiled by Lucy Kate McGhe e - pg 29, Clark, William married Chiles,Sarah 5/8/1809; William Bondsman.
2. ISABELLA CLARK, born 23 April 1790 in Kentucky. She married on 21March 1809 in Mercer Co unty, Kentucky to THOMAS CHILDS.
SOURCE: Marriage: Mercer County, Kentucky Records, Vol II; byMichael L. cook, C. G. Pg 11 9 - Loose Marriage Bonds & Consents -Thomas Chiles to Isabella Clark with William Clark as S urety, March21, 1809. Consent of James Clark for his daughter, same date,witnessed by Joh n Godey and William Clark.
3. ELIZABETH CLARK, born 1 June 1793.
4. FRANCIS CLARK, born 16 February 1795; died 26 August 1798
5. JOHN CLARK, born 14 April 1797.
6. SUSANNAH CLARK, born 10 August 1799; died 19 August 1800.
7. SUSANNAH ANDERSON CLARK, born 18 June 1801 in Kentucky.
8. JAMES LEWIS CLARK, born 14 October 1803; died 29 January 1804.
9 JAMES PAULDING CLARK, born 17 December 1804 in MadisonCounty,
Kentucky. He married on 31 July 1828 ELIZABETH WALLACEBRISCOE.
10. MARY SUMMERS CLARK, born 30 March 1807 in Kentucky. Shemarried on
13 March 1836 in Mercer County, Kentucky JAMES H.FAUNTLEROY.
SOURCE: Mercer County, Kentucky Records, Volume II; by Michael L.Cook, C.G. Pg 461 - Mar riage Register No. 2, Mercer County,Kentucky March 13, 1836 James H. Fauntleroy mar Mary S . Clark.
SOURCE: Web Site of James H. Clark, descendant of James PauldingClark 3 December 2000. Obt ained all names and information (with theexception of records posted) from James H. Clark.
NOTE: James Clark had three additional children with his 2nd wifeDorthea.
1. Emily Pears Clark, born 12 October 1809
2. Thomas Anderson Clark, born May 24 1811
3. Dorthy Clark born 14 January 1813, died 31 January 1818.
Source: James H. Clark, descendant of James Paulding Clark - 3December 2000.
February 28, 2001
E. D. RAYBURN in Collaboration with James H. Clark - descendant ofJames Paulding Clark