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This miniature of John Clarke is actually dated 1784. We know that he owned over 300 acres of land in Hanover and was initially married to Petronella Virgo the daughter of William & Mary Virgo of Water Valley in Trelawny. After she died he married Elizabeth Gallimore of St. James on 1st April 1769. He had a son, William Virgo Clarke born 23rd Jan 1767 who married Ann Parr Bernard, the daughter of 'Gen Bernard', in the other miniature. William Virgo Clarke is also mentioned in the Almanacs and he had a son, born 1801, also William Virgo Clarke.
This man owned Roehampton and other St. James Estates. He was mentioned in the Jamaica Almanacs several times both in the Militia and as a magistrate.
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