Clark Family History and Genealogy or The Ancestry and the Writings of the Reverend Dorus Clarke, D.D.. PDF eBook English 1.24 MB (1876). The good Reverend researched his ancestry back to John Clarke in 1691 and then lists his descendants for six generations to 1876. Also, the ancestry of Richard Lyman, the good Reverends mother's family is listed from 1580. This shows seven generations up to the year 1775! Extraordinary information for anyone of the Clarke, Clark, or Lyman families interested in family history.