John Clark 1787-? and Jane Shapcott 1784-?

This is the last generation to spell their name without an E – it would be interesting to know why it was changed – but all their children appear on records with the new spelling.

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Full Name John Clark

Birth#1Date of Birth1787
Place of BirthSouth Molton, Devon
Parents#1MotherAnn Rodd
FatherRichard Clark
Siblings ♂️ Richard Clark, ♀️ Mary Clark, ♀️ Ann Clark, ♀️ Ann Clark, ♂️ William Clark, ♂️ William Clark
Spouse#1NameJane Shapcott
Children ♀️ Elizabeth Clarke, ♀️ Ann Clarke, ♀️ Jane Clarke, ♀️ Jane Clarke, ♀️ Elizabeth Dunn Clarke, ♂️ Richard Clarke, ♂️ Richard Clarke
#2NameJane Shapcott
Children ♀️ Elizabeth Clarke
Baptism #1Date18 Nov 1787
PlaceSouth Molton,Devon,England

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Full Name Jane Shapcott

Birth#1Date of Birth1784
Place of BirthDevon, England
Spouse#1NameJohn Clark
Children ♀️ Jane Clarke, ♀️ Ann Clarke, ♀️ Elizabeth Dunn Clarke

John Clarke was a baker in the 1841 census – an occupation taken up by his son and grandson.