Faith Clarke1

F, #3009, b. 6 January 1619, d. 21 December 1675
Relationship8th great-grandmother of William Robert Thomas Boyd
ChartsWilliam Robert Thomas Boyd Pedigree
Marjorie Carolyn Hartle Pedigree
     Faith Clarke was born on 6 January 1619 at Suffolk, England.1 She married Edward Doty on 9 January 1635 at Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, America.1,2 Faith Clarke died on 21 December 1675 at Plymouth, Massachusetts, America, at age 56.1 She was buried circa 24 December 1675 at Plymouth, Massachusetts, America.
     As of 9 January 1635,her married name was Doty.1,2 As of 14 March 1666/67,her married name was Philips.3 She left a will on 12 December 1675.4

Family 1

Edward Doty b. 14 May 1598, d. 23 Aug 1655
Marriage*She married Edward Doty on 9 January 1635 at Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, America.1,2 

Family 2

John Philips
Last Edited6 Jul 2015


  1. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree, Catherine Compton:

    Faith Clarke
    1619 - 1675
    Jan 6 1619
    Ipswich, Suffolk, England
    Dec 21 1675
    Cape Cod, Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    Winslow Cemetery, Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA.
  2. [S34] Various, Internet,

    2. He married Faith Clarke on January 9, 1635. Faith was the daughter of Thurston (Tristram) and Faith Clarke, arriving on the ship "Francis" in 1634. Since several of Doty's court cases involved Thurston and George Clarke, it would appear that some of his legal situations, including fights, were the result of in-law domestic problems. Bradford stated that Doty "by a second wife hath seven children, and both he and they are living." They later had two more children.[19][1]
  3. [S34] Various, Internet,
    After Doty's death, Faith married John Philips on March 14, 1666/7 as his 2nd wife. She moved to Marshfield and died there December 21, 1675. She was buried at Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield.
  4. [S34] Various, Internet,
    Calling herself the wife of John Philips of Marshfield, Faith dated her will December 12, 1675 and died on December 21, 1675. The will was sworn June 6 – probably 1676, and named her daughters Mary, Elizabeth, and Desire, and her son John. On November 4, 1676, letters of administration were granted to her son-in-law John Rouse, Jr. of Marshfield, husband of her daughter Elizabeth. She was buried in Winslow Cemetery, Marshfield, Mass. where there is an existent memorial stone for her.
  5. [S34] Various, Internet,

    John was born about 1638 and died May 8, 1701 in Plymouth. He married:

    1. Elizabeth Cooke by 1668 and had nine children. Her mother was a daughter of Mayflower passenger Stephen Hopkins and her father was a son of Mayflower passenger and pilgrim Francis Cooke.
    2. Sarah Jones on November 22, 1694 in Plymouth and had three children.
  6. [S34] Various, Internet,

    Thomas was born about 1640 and died in December 1678 in Plymouth. He married Mary Churchill by 1675 and had three children.

    On January 17, 1671 Mary Churchill confessed she had gotten pregnant by Thomas, son of Edward Doty, with whom she had "carnall coppulation" three times – first time on July 15, second time on August 8 and the third was about "senight" after. A sergeant went to Mary Churchill's house, found Doty there and took him into custody. Doty was warned to "take heed lest evil come of such carriages". Mary Churchill was fined and at the time of his court hearing Doty fled the colony, but the two finally married about the time of the birth of their first child.
  7. [S34] Various, Internet,
    Samuel was born about 1642 and died between September 18 and November 9, 1715. He married Jeane Harman on November 13, 1678 in Piscataway, New Jersey and had twelve children.
  8. [S34] Various, Internet,

    Desire was born about 1645 and died on January 22, 1731 in Marshfield. She was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Marshfield, Massachusetts.

    She married:
    1. William Sherman on December 25, 1667 in Marshfield and had six children. He died in 1679.
    2. Israel Holmes on November 24, 1681 in Marshfield and had two children. He drowned in 1684.
    3. Alexander Standish by 1689 and had three children. His father was Pilgrim Myles Standish. His first wife Sarah was a daughter of Mayflower passenger John Alden.
  9. [S34] Various, Internet,

    Elizabeth was born about 1646 and died on April 7, 1742 in Marshfield Massachusetts.

    She married:
    1. John Rouse on January 13, 1674/5 in Marshfield and had three children. He died in 1717.
    2. William Carver on January 28, 1718/9 in Marshfield but had no children.
  10. [S34] Various, Internet,

    Joseph was born on April 30, 1651 in Plymouth and died in Rochester about 1732.

    He married:
    1. Deborah Ellis in 1674 and had ten children. She died in 1711.
    2. Sarah (Woodin) Edwards on March 5, 1711/2 in Rochester.
  11. [S34] Various, Internet,
    Mary was born about 1653 and died before June 13, 1728. She married Samuel Hatch after July 10, 1677 and had nine children.