Clark Surnames (A.K.A.)Clarke
History of Gilmanton
Written by: Daniel Lancaster
Published in 1845
Rev. Ward Clark was the first settled minister of Kingston. He was son of Rev. John Clark of Exeter, and was b. Dec. 12, 1703; graduated at Harvard College 1723; ordained at Kingston, Sept. 29, 1725. At the time he made out a list of all the families in town. This list now stands recorded on the church records of Kingston. Mr. Clark died May 6, 1737, aged 34.
Miss Ann W. Clark, daughter of John Clark, was a native of Hancock, received her education at Bradford Academy, taught here (Gilmanton Academy) two terms, and died some years since at her mother's residence in Amherst. She has two bronters in the ministry, Rev. Samuel W. Clark of Greenland, and Rev. William Clark, Agent for Foreign Missions. (Gilmanton)
Miss Sarah C. Clark, daughter of Capt. John Clark of Derry, was educated at the Adams Female Academy, and was connected with the Gilmanton Academy but one term, in 1834. She afterwards married Rev. Abel K. Hinsdale, and went with him to Syria on a Mission among the independent Nestorians in Persia.