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Friday, May 16, 2014

1690 :: Death of Thaddeus Clarke


Regarding this date in our extended family history . . . the 16th day of May . . . in the year 1690 . . . it is recorded that The brave Lieut. Clark was no more. . . . They were fired upon, and before they could defend themselves, were fallen upon by the French and Indians, with their swords and tomahawks with so great slaughter that but few escaped, and they badly wounded. . . . at the time of his death Thaddeus is married to Elizabeth Mitton who is a sister to Mary Brackett nee Mitton . . . who is a 9th great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog . . . Elizabeth and Mary are daughters of Michael Mitton who at one time held Peaks Island . . .



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