Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Elizabeth (Spear) Clark, buried 1836, Windham, NH

This tombstone was photographed at the Cemetery on the Plains, Windham, New Hampshire.

Memory of
Wife of
Died May 31, 1836
AET. 78


Elizabeth (Betsey) Spear was born about 1760 in Windham, New Hampshire, the daughter of Robert Spear and Jennet Armour.   She married James Clark of Windham and had eleven children (from the History of Windham, by Leonard A. Morrison, pages 378 – 379.):

      1Polly, d April 15, 1790, 2 yrs, 6 mos
      2. Robert, d. single, March 20, 1815, age 25
      3. Samuel, m. Jennie McFee, lived in Danvers, Mass
      4. Eliza, d. Sept. 6, 1802, 1 yr, 7 mos
      5. Margaret, single, d. Lawrence, Mass.
      6. Jane, d. young
      7. Mary, m.  ----- Brown, res. Salem, Mass.
      8. Betsey, single, d. Lynn, Mass.
      9. Sally, m. Sylvester Forbush, of Lawrence, Mass.
     10. Matthew, lived in Lynn.
     11. William, lived and d. in Lynn.

Click on this link to see a gravestone of three infant Clark children:


Heather Wilkinson Rojo, “Tombstone Tuesday ~ Elizabeth (Spear) Clark, buried 1836, Windham, NH", Nutfield Genealogy, posted April 17, 2018, ( https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2018/04/tombstone-tuesday-elizabeth-spear-clark.html: accessed [access date]).  

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