Notes for Alexander (1st) Clark: He was a farmer and carpenter. He was of Presbyterian Faith. Taken from "Carolina Scotts" by Douglas Kelly, ID:15879, also from 'List Of '39ers who landed at Brunswicktown late in 1739. ID: 15878.
Alexander (1st) Clark, b before 1705 in Isle of Jura, Scotland, m. about 1721, d. before 1761, in Cumberland Co., NC. (from page ¼ deceased), was planter in 1760., married Florah McLean, b before 1705, d. ? .
Emigrated to America about 1736, with 5 children, settled in Cross Creek, Harnet Co., NC. (Source: "Converging Paths", Thelma Duty McKinney, 1972. Also taken from family Bible of Gilbert & David Clark, two of his sons & other sources, Information from Mrs. Flora Moore. Bible printed in 1746 in Edinburgh, Richard Watkins, His Majesties Printer.)
In "Sketches of North Carolina" by Rev Henry W. Foote; Alexander (1st) Clark arrived in the upper Cape Fear region of NC. in 1739 from the Isle of Jura off the west coast of Scotland . Alexander (1st) Clark was a half brother of Kenneth Clark, who came over to America later. (From Mrs. Sally Mcleod Owen, 710 Person St., #204, Raleigh, NC., 27604, Ph: 919-835-0920)
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