68th U.S. Secretary of State
- Great-grandmother of John Kerry — 4th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- William Mather Clarke
- Isabella Staples
- Birth Date:
- 4 Jul 1842
- Birth Location:
- New York, New York
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 1 Sep 1931
- Death Location:
- Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Milton Cemetery, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
- Spouse Name:
- Francis Blackwell Forbes
- Marriage Date:
- 8 May 1867
- Marriage Location:
- Trinity Chapel, Manhattan, New York, New York
James Grant Forbes (Ahnentafel No:6 )
Isabel Clarke's tombstone gives her year of birth as 1842. However, on her passport applications in 1920 and 1923, she gave it as 1846. She has an twin sister Alice whose census and death records support 1842 as their birth year.
Isabel Clarke lived in China with her husband from 1868 to 1878.
Isabel Clarke's given name is also seen as Isabella.
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Sources for Isabel Clarke
- 1 Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 02 SEP 1931, p. 15, Obituary for Isabel Clarke Forbes.
- 2 Federal Census, MA, Suffolk County, 1900, Boston Ward 11, E.D. 1316, Sheet 8B, Image 16 of 43.
- 3 Federal Census, NY, New York County, 1850, New York Ward 15 Eastern Half, Image 107 of 269.
- 4 Gravestone image at FindAGrave.com, (accessed 05/23/2019).
- 5 Massachusetts, U.S., Death Index, 1901-1980, Death record for Isabel C Forbes.
- 6 Massachusetts, U.S., Marriage Records, 1840-1915, Marriage record for son James G Forbes and Margaret T Winthrop.
- 7 New York City, Compiled Marriage Index, 1600s-1800s, Marriage record for Frank Forbes and Isabelle Clarke.
- 8 New York Marriages, 1686-1980, Marriage record for Frank Blackwell Forbes and Isabel Clarke.
- 9 New York Tribune (New York, New York), 22 NOV 1878, p. 1, Obituary for father William M Clarke.
- 10 New York, U.S., State Census, 1855, New York County, New York City, Ward 21, E.D. 1, Image 22 of 78.
- 11 U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930, New York Evening Post, 09 MAY 1867, Wedding notice for Frank B Forbes and Isabel Clarke.
- 12 U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925, 21 SEP 1923, Application for Isabel Clarke Forbes.
- 13 U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925, 10 APR 1920, Application for Isabel C Forbes.
- 14 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States (2 vols.), Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. (2008), 573.
- 15 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States (2 vols.), Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company (2018), 923.
- 16 Tayler, Alistair and Henrietta, The House of Forbes, Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press Limited (1937), 385.