William Clarke

1827-00-00, Kerikeri to 1914-08-26, Waingaro

Baptized 8 April,1827.

Moved to Auckland with family in 1841. On 28 April 1852, (joint wedding with Henry Tacy and Sarah Kemp) at Waimate, married Mary Anne Kemp born at Kerikeri 29 Jan 1826, died 14 July 1882 at Waimate. (Second daughter of James and Charlotte Kemp). William and Mary, Henry and Sarah all moved into prospect. William and Mary continued on at Prospect and farmed the area at Waimate North.

William retired in 1880 transferring Prospect to son William; moved to 'Resthaven', Clonbern Road Auckland He then lived with his daughter Alice at Waingaro until his death on 26 Aug 1914. They had 6 children, Annie, Alice, William, Emily, George and Fredrick.