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There are 33 vital records available on MyHeritage for William Clark, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
Will of William Clark [Culpeper Will Book C, p. 275-6], dated 20 Oct 1787, proved 17 Dec 1787, mentions sons Joseph, George, Reuben, Robert, Ambrose, Larkin; daughters Sarah, Lucy Beck, Ann Griffin; wife [unnamed]. Reuben and Joseph executors. Some children not mentioned.
[From Orange County Deed Book 2, p. 396-8] Deed dated 28 Feb 1739 "Col. John Taliaferro of Spotsylvania County to Wiliam Clark of Orange County, planter. Lease for three lives of William Clark, Ann his wife, and James his son, 100 A ... Rent 500 lbs. of tobacco."