Looking for parents of Rev. John Clark. He was likely born in Newcastle, Maine abt 1793 and died in Prospect, Waldo Maine 8 Aug 1871. He was a Baptist circuit Preacher. He is buried in what is known a Clark Cemetery in Prospect. He married Elizabeth (Betsey) Walter 1817 in Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine. He had a brother, Robert Clark. Both brothers served in War of 1812. John and Betsey's daughter Nancy Jane Clark was born 1826 and married Calvin Whitney 1847 in Rockport, Knox Co., Maine. This is what the Free Baptist Cyclopedia says about John Clark: Clark, Rev. John, died in Prospect, Me., Aug. 8, 1871, aged 78 years. He was born in Newcastle. He married and moved to Monroe in early, manhood, and in 1824, during a great revival in that section, he was converted and united with the church. He was licensed in 1832 and ordained as an evangelist in 1838. FREE BAPTIST CYCLOPAEDIA 1889 by Rev G A Burgess & Rev J T Ward, printed in Chicago, IL

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