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Jacob CLARKE born about 1795 in USA married to Elizabeth YOUNG and moved to Ontario Canada around 1815.
Their children are James, John, William, Henry, Samuel, Robert, Sarah, David and Phoebe.

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on 2012-11-24 18:34:06

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by ElainaPage on 2012-11-24 19:48:13

Is this the same Jacob Clarke

Name: Jacob CLARKE
Given Name: Jacob
Surname: Clarke
Sex: M
Birth: 1794-1797 in , , United States
Death: 1864 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co
_UID: FA1BF7B3B029429DAD66E3E67DFCF7A66968
Change Date: 7 Feb 2012 at 12:48
He received a land grant for fighting in the militia during the war of 1812.
Ontario Land Abstract Archives of Ontario has a
Jacob CLARKE - Prince Edward County - Date ( nd - no date) FG - =Free Grant Military RG 01 C13 090 Page 070

He appears on the 1861 census as living on Con #4 Lot101 in Hillier Twp Prince Edward Co./Hillier Twp/Dist #3/ page 3 /line 2

There is some uncertainity about his ethnic background it appears that some of his children called themselves Dutch , German and English ? And there are conflicting family stories that state the Clarkes were Irish possible because the second wife of James was an Irish catholic.

While John White's Grandmother recalled that Jacob's wife spoke German and very little English?? At this time it appears that they were of Palantine German origins.
The theory is that Elizabeth Young had an Uncle (UEL) that was named James ??
There is an entry in Archives of Ontario GS Reel #5162 for Hillier Twp. Abstracts memorial # (?) 420 Book 3 James Young grantor - Gidean B. White grantee ??
Could this be the White - Young connection ??

Also during a visit to Patsy Clark - summer 1996 she stated that an old map of the Concecon / Ameliasburgh area did not show Jacob and the he was not the original of owner of his land. I believe that it may have been escheated or lost due to lack of work by the original grantee. He apparently does show up on 1856 map of the area.
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2nd Regiment Prince Edward county , Ontario Militia 1822
The Regiment was under the command of Lt. Col Owen Richards, which was dated at Hallowell, Ontario May 15,1822. It is preserved in the Public Archives of Canada at Ottawa The numbers beside each name is their age at time of service. There are 409 men in this muster roll. Question marks mean "may be spelling error".
Many of these men were United Empire Loyalists who fought in the American Revolutionary War. They served in this Regiment along side their sons, brothers and cousins. Note: Harmonius Wanamaker Sr. is my first ancestor to Upper Canada. Many of these surnames are in my family tree. Further Note: This Muster is kind of like a census as well, recording all elligable men of fighting age in that area.
(Record group 9, 1, B2, v.29-31)

- Abraham Chase 35 - William Chase 34 - Abel Church 16 - David Clark 33 - George Clark 25 - Jacob Clark 24 - John Clark 24 - Robert Clark 19 - Thomas Clark 26 -
(Research):Death from family notes

Name: «tab»Jacob Clark
Gender: «tab»Male
Age: «tab»57
Estimated Birth Year: «tab»abt 1797
Birthplace: «tab»United States
Province: «tab»Canada West (Ontario)
District: «tab»Prince Edward County
District Number: «tab»32
Sub-District: «tab»Hillier
Sub-District Number: «tab»307
Source Citation: Year: 1851; Census Place: Hillier, Prince Edward County, Canada West (Ontario). Schedule: A. Roll: C_11750, Page: 51, Line: 34

1861 Census
Name: «tab»Jacob Clark
Gender: «tab»Male
Age: «tab»64
Birth Year: «tab»1797
Birthplace: «tab»United States
Marital Status: «tab»Married
Home in 1861: «tab»Hilier, Prince Edward, Canada West
Religion: «tab»Episcopalian
Source Citation: Year: 1861; Census Place: Hilier, Prince Edward, Canada West; Roll: C-1069-1070; Page: 35

Marriage 1 Elizabeth YOUNG b: Abt 1796 in USA
Married: 1814-1815
Note: He was in the militia so it seems likely he married in and around Prince Edward County - do date no marriage record found.
Change Date: 13 Jun 2004
James Albert CLARKE b: 1816-1818 in Canada West
James William CLARKE b: Abt 1819 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co
John CLARKE b: Abt 1818-1819 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co, Upper Canada
Henry M. CLARKE b: Abt 1821 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co
Robert CLARKE b: Abt 1827 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co
Samuel CLARKE b: 17 Jan 1826 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co
Sarah CLARKE b: 1827-1829 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co
Daniel CLARKE b: 1830 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co
Phoebe CLARKE b: 14 May 1833 in Concecon, Prince Edward Co

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