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From: Joseph A Arlt <>
Subject: [CLARKE] Clarks of VA, KY, OH, IN, IL, ETC
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 20:03:38 -0400


Hi All...

I have two families that seem to be intertwined... Are they the same? or
different? Are Nelly/Polly/Milly the same person who married John Clark?

Thanks for any assistance...


>From Joe Clearing House...
Compulsive Genealogy Searcher,
ARLT, CLARK, COSTELLO, COVERT, FALANGA,
GUIDETTI, HIGGINS, KONEN, PARISI, RIDER, TOMPKINS,
Van AUKEN & WAGNER

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1st one...

John CLARK #20279 b. 12 Aug 1765, Lancaster Co., PA, m. 1785, in Fayette
Co., KY, Mary "Polly" (OREAL) LOREAL #21014, b. 5 Jun 1763, of Scott Co.,
IL, d. 2 Apr 1846, Scott Co., IL. John died 13 Sep 1844, Green Co., IL.
Rev. War pension info of 1840 has him living, ae 75, with son Absolom in
Green Co., IL..
I.Absolom (Absalom) CLARK #20277 b. 11 May 1786, Fayette Co., KY, m. 16
Mar 1809, in Champaign Co., OH, Lydia Ann WALLINGFORD #20278, b. 1793,
KY. Absolom died 3 Nov 1857, Green Co., IL. Moved from KY to OH abt
1810.. In Green Co., IL in 1840... Children: Joseph b-1810 OH, Benjaman
Wellington Clark Oct 18, 1812 Clark Co., OH, Joshua b-1814 OH, Emily
Clark 1825, Absalom Clark 1827 IL, Franklin Clark 1830 IL, Martha Ann
Clark 1834...

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2nd one

____________ CLARK #17450 b. Abt 1725, d. Probably KY or NC. Best guess
for birth date & location...
I.John CLARK #17451 b. Abt 1750, Probably NC, m. Abt 1775, in Orange
Co., NC, Eleanor (Elinor) (Nelly) CLARK #4695, b. Abt 1760, Probably NC,
(daughter of James CLARK #4524 and Elizabeth _________ #4525). John died
By 1797, Probably Garrard Co., KY. Best guess for birth date &
location... John bought land from Thomas Graves in 1794. Deed where John
Clark Sr. is dec. and the heirs are selling this land to John Jr. in
Garrard Co. in 1801... Has names of kids... Eleanor: Best guess for birth
date & location... This person could be #4532... Possibly married her
uncle, John Clark (#4531), or a cousin John... may have died in
Rutherford Co. TN. about 1843, She was in Garrard Co. in 1802. There is
a POA filed in Bedford Co. TN, for an Eleanor Clark of Warren Co. TN in
Aug. of 1818. Mentioned in father's will w/husb, John Clark. Eleanor was
named in Forrest Calico's book, "History of Garrard Co" as one of the
original settlers in Garrard Co., before 1800...
A.Joseph CLARK #17457 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC, d. Probably TN. Best
guess for birth date & location... went to TN abt 1813...
B.John Jr. CLARK #17474 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC. Best guess for birth
date & location...
C.Thomas CLARK #17475 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC. Best guess for birth
date & location...
D.James (Jame) CLARK #17476 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC. Best guess for
birth date & location...
E.William CLARK #17477 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC. Best guess for birth
date & location...
F.David CLARK #17478 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC. Best guess for birth
date & location...
G.Absolom CLARK #17479 b. 1776-1781, Probably NC, m. 9 Mar 1797, in
Garrard Co., KY, Sarah CAMPBELL #17525, b. Abt 1777, Probably KY or NC.
Best guess for birth date & location... Some researchers say he moved to
Warren Co.TN... OR marr location Mercer Co., KY... He was born bet. 1776
& 1781 as he was not 21 until 1801 when his father's estate was finally
settled.. His children were named in his will. Absalom Jr.; Isaac;
Elizabeth m. John Barnes; Elinor m. Cyru Miller; Polly m. ____ Ware;
Nancy m. William Overton; Gilliam; Joseph; William C. ... Sarah: Best
guess for birth date & location...
II.James CLARK #17453 b. Abt 1750, Probably NC, m. Catherine (Catrenah)
CLARK #4694, b. Abt 1750, Probably NC, (daughter of James CLARK #4524 and
Elizabeth _________ #4525) d. Bef 1808, Garrard Co., KY. Best guess for
birth date & location... Catherine: was in Garrard Co.KY in 1802 as she
filed a POA with her sister, Elinor, for a Representative to act for her
behalf in the estate of her brother, James, in Orange Co.NC Catherine
died bef. 1808 as she is listed as dec. in a deed in Bedford Co.TN in
year of 1808... Mentioned in father's will as dau, Catherine Clark (no
mention of Husband)...
A.Joseph CLARK #10586 b. Abt 1775, NC, m. 3 Oct 1798, in Garrard Co.,
KY, Polly (BAYLESS) BOYLES #10587, b. Abt 1780, VA. Joseph died Probably
Ripley Co., IN. Best guess for birth date & location... went to Ripley
Co. IN around 1813... had children named: Joshua, James, William, Lucy
and Katie. He also had a son Joseph Jr. by another wife... Possibly
duplicate of #10577... Listed with an Elizabeth & Lucy in Baptist Ch.,
Record, Ripley Co.IN.. Later Marr. Adaline/Adalaide ILEFF McLaughlin
widow of Beckett McLaughlin... Probable child of these parents.... Polly:
Best guess for birth date & location... or BAYLESS...
B.Joseph CLARK #10577 b. Abt 1775, NC, m. (1) By 1801, in KY, ________
(Possibly) HYATT #10578, b. Abt 1785, VA, d. Probably IN, m. (2) 1834, in
Decatur Co., IN, Adelaide ILIFF #12438, b. Abt 1795, Probably IN. Joseph
died Probably IN. Possibly Joseph was born in MD, possibly Anne Arundel
or Queen Anne Co. Joseph & wife moved from Garrard Co., KY to Ripley Co.,
IN in 1814 along w/Saunders, Hyatts, & Wooleys. Around 1835-40 they
moved to Decatur Co. IN... Joseph Clark was a devoted Baptist and was a
Deacon of the Baptist church in Decatur Co. IN along with Elizabeth
Clark, maybe wife? (Born near Black Horse Tavern, MD?) ________: Best
guess for birth date & location... (maybe Lucy or Elizabeth Hyatt)
Adelaide: Best guess for birth date & location... widow of Beckett
McLaughlin...
1.Lucy CLARK #10584 (daughter of Joseph CLARK #10577 and ________
(Possibly) HYATT #10578) b. ca 1795, KY, m. John FOWLER #10585, b. Abt
1800, Probably KY. Best guess for birth date & location... Lucy Clark
1820 census Ripley IN, 16-26 age range, 1850 Decatur Co.IN Lucy Fowler
age 60, Lucy married John Fowler Aug.25,1839 Decatur Co IN. Lucy was born
in KY. Lucy was living with brother Joshua in 1850.
2.Joshua CLARK #10579 (son of Joseph CLARK #10577 and ________
(Possibly) HYATT #10578) b. 11 Nov 1801, KY, m. (1) 29 Jul 1822, in
Ripley Co., IN, Jane SAUNDERS #10580, b. 12 Oct 1802, KY, d. 15 Feb 1844,
Decatur Co., IN, m. (2) 1848, in Decatur Co., IN, Rebecca N. Stage RANDEL
#12436, b. Abt 1828, Probably IN. Joshua died 25 Feb 1887. Married 2nd.
Rebecca N. (Naugle) Stage Randel widow of Isreal Randel... Jane: daughter
of John Saunders and Sarah Wooley of Garrard Co., KY... Rebecca: Best
guess for birth date & location...
3.William CLARK #10581 (son of Joseph CLARK #10577 and ________
(Possibly) HYATT #10578) b. 15 Feb 1812, KY, m. 12 Jan 1837, in Decatur
Co., IN, Rita Jane MENIFEE #11527, b. Abt 1827, Probably IN.
4.James CLARK #10582 (son of Joseph CLARK #10577 and ________
(Possibly) HYATT #10578) b. Abt 1805, Probably KY, m. 13 Oct 1834, in
Decatur Co., IN, Anna Elizabeth TUCKER #12437, b. Abt 1814.
5.Katie CLARK #10583 (daughter of Joseph CLARK #10577 and ________
(Possibly) HYATT #10578) b. Abt 1805, Probably KY. never married...
Best guess for birth date & location...
C.Jesse CLARK #17468 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC. Best guess for birth
date & location...
D.Sarah CLARK #17469 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC.
E.William CLARK #17470 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC.
F.Thomas CLARK #17471 b. Abt 1775, Probably NC. Best guess for birth
date & location...
G.Hiram CLARK #17472 b. Abt 1780, Probably NC. Best guess for birth
date & location...
H.Catherine CLARK #17473 b. Abt 1780, Probably NC. Best guess for
birth date & location... She may be the Catherine who married Abner Clark
in Garrard Co. on Jan 3 1804. She was still in Garrard Co. Oct. of 1820
because of a POA is on file in Bedford Co.TN listing her place of
residence...

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Thanks...Joe

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On Sun, 9 Jun 2002 14:17:44 -0500 "Dorothy" <>
writes:
> Hi Joe...I have some info on this guy...he's not mine either...haha.
>
> John Clark and Nelly/Milly Clark. 1801 Land deed from Garrard Co KY
> has
> their names on it. Their kids: William, James, Thomas, Joseph,
> David and
> Absalom b-1787 KY...
>
> Absalom married Lydia Wallingsford. They moved their family from KY
> to Ohio
> 1808-1811. Their sons were Joseph b-1810 in Ohio, Benjamin W b-1812
> in
> Ohio, Joshua b-1814 in Ohio, Absalom b-1827 in ILL and Franklin
> b-1830 in
> ILL.
>
> Absalom and family were in Green Co ILL...because on the Rev. War
> Pension
> info from 1840...there was a John Clark living in home of Absalom
> Clark.
> John Clark was listed as 75.
>
> Absalom and Lydia's son...Benjamin Wallingsford Clark married
> Catherine
> Edward(s) in Green Co ILL in 1832. Their children were Lewis
> Franklin
> b-1836 in Va, Lydia Margaret b-1838 in Iowa, William G b- 1839 in
> Iowa and
> Mary Ann b-1842 in Iowa.


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