Joseph Clark was born July 27, 1642 in Massachusetts. His father (also Joseph) had come originally in 1630 to Boston but went back to London to find a wife. He brought his new wife to America soon after they married in 1640 and settled in Dedham Ma.
Joseph married Mary Allen in 1663. They had 12 kids including 2 sets of twins. We come through their first born child, also Joseph born in 1664.