Rachel Clark1

b. 10 December 1766, d. 17 November 1842
Rachel Clark|b. 10 Dec 1766\nd. 17 Nov 1842|p159.htm|William Clark|d. a 15 Jul 1786|p1628.htm||||||||||||||||

2nd great-grandmother of Louise Underwood.
4th great-grandmother of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for Louise Underwood
     Rachel Clark was born on 10 December 1766.2,3 She was the daughter of William Clark. She married Charles Carson on 5 June 1787.2 She died on 17 November 1842 in Posey County, Indiana, at age 75.3,2 She was buried in Dixon Graveyard, Marrs township, West Franklin, Posey County, Indiana.2,3 Click to view image
Additional Data
Rachel Clark was mentioned in her father William Clark Esq.'s will dated 15 July 1786 in Appoquinimink Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware.1 Click to view image

Page 309. 4 October 1798. Charles Carson and Rachel his wife to Francis Preston. $75.00. Lot No. 68 in the Town of Abingdon.4

Rachel Carson received $129.77¾ in the final distribution of her father William Clark's estate on 20 May 1801 in New Castle County, Delaware.1

Rachel Carson appeared on the 1820 U.S. Census in Marrs township, Posey County, Indiana. In her household were two males 10-16; two males 16-26; one female 16-26; 1 female 45 or older; four engaged in agriculture.5 Click to view image

Children of Rachel Clark and Charles Carson


  1. [S264] William Clark Esq. will (1786), New Castle County Register of Wills Probates RG#2545: roll 77, State of Delaware, Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, Dover, Delaware.
  2. [S249] Delores Dixon Wilson, "Carson Family," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (Swartz Creek, Michigan) to Laura M. Cooper, 14 July 1998.
  3. [S250] Tom Lindagen, "Carson Family," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (Evansville, Indiana) to Laura M. Cooper, 14 May 1998.
  4. [S262] Lewis Preston Summers, Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 (Abingdon, Virginia: Lewis Preston Summers, 1920), 1339.
  5. [S257] Rachel Carson household, 1820 U.S. Census, Marrs township, Posey County, Indiana, page 316B; National Archives micropublication M33, roll 13.