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David CLARK, Sr.
Charity BOON
Husband:  David CLARK, Sr.
Birth:  1758, Albemarle or Bedford Co., VA
Death:  15 Aug 1825, Weakley Co., TN 
Military Service:  Revolutionary War
Father:  Bolen CLARK
Mother:  Winifred BUFORD
Marriage:  ca. 1776/78, Surry Co., NC
Wife:  Charity BOON
Birth:  1754, Northampton Co., NC
Death: 
Father:  Ratliff BOON Joseph3, Thomas2, Nicholas1
Mother:  Ruth __?__
Children (birth order unknown):
.  William T. CLARK, b. 1788; d. 1845, Weakley Co., TN; m. 21 Jan 1820, Jane E. POOL
David CLARK, Jr., b. 1793, SC
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Sources (n.b., Weakley Co., TN, was formed in 1823 from Amerindian land; it is located just across the state line from Graves Co., KY):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #X; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1790 - - Co. - Twp. Roll - p. - Ln. - - - -
These data indicate:

3.  1800

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #X; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 - - Co. - Twp. Roll - p. - Ln. - - -
These data indicate:
 

5.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 18 mis-indexed as being in Hopkinsville; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 KY Christian Co. Roll M33_20 p. 34 Ln. 6 David Clarke Senr 000001-00001-0-100 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = David (b. ca. 1758)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Charity (b. 1754)
1 person engaged in agriculture
Listed one line below son, David CLARK, Jr.

6.  1830

7.  1840 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Charity is said to be living with her son, David CLARK, Jr., in Graves Co., KY, but no woman her age is living with him.

8.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Charity is said to be alive, but I can't find her.

9.  Affidavit by David CLARK, Jr., for a pension application by his mother, Widow Charity (BOON) CLARK (courtesy of Garry Brown):
NC R1964:
State of Kentucky
McCracken County
            Be it remembered that on this day the 30th day of December 1840 Personally appeared David Clark (Jr) well known to me, and made oath in due form of Law.  That he is now forty seven years of age and is the seventh child of David Clark (Sr) and Charity Clark.  That he knows his father David Clark was always reputed to have been a soldier in the revolutionary war, and believed so to have been.  That his said father and mother once resided in the County of Christian and State of Kentucky.  That they afterwards removed to the County of Weakley and State of Tennessee where his said father resided until the 15th day of August 1825 when he departed this life, leaving as his widow and _____ the said Charity Clark, the same who is now making application for a pension as his widow.  That some time since she removed to the County of Graves and State of Kentucky where she now resides.  That he knows his said father died on the 15th of August 1825, and that said Charity is his widow and that she has remained single and unmarried ever since the death of her said husband.
Sworn to and subscribed before me as a Justice of the Peace in and for said County the date aforesaid.
George Smealy his
David  X  Clark
Mark

10.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 14, Pedigree No. 674.

11.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

12.  Thelma F. Prince.  Descendants of Micajah Clark. [link died]

13.  WorldConnect / WorldTree (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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