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Telharsa (Clark) Cady (1802 - 1881)

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Telharsa Cady formerly Clark
Born in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1818 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Alexander, Genesee, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 2 Sep 2019 | Created 12 Sep 2013 | Last significant change: 29 Aug 2019
23:11: Susan (Emens) Hughes edited the Biography for Telharsa (Clark) Cady (1802-1881). [Thank Susan for this]
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Telharsa was born about 1802, the daughter of Zephaniah Clark and Zulima Cooley. [1]She passed away about 1881. [2]

Research Notes

Husband was Return Boardman Cady, b.1793, Canaan, CT; they married in 1818. He d. 30 May 1871. He was the son of John (Josiah) and Anna Cady of Canaan, CT.
  1. Austin, 1819; d. Feb. 3, 1888; m. Huldah-, b. 1820, d. July 29, 1882, had 4 children: Mary, 1838, d. Mar. 24, 1853; Preston; Alice V,, 1845, d. 1915; and George, 1860, d. Sept. 29, 1880. ? Cady-413
  2. Return Boardman II, May 9, 1821; d. Jan. 9, 1891; m. (1) Cordelia Churchill, b. May 4, 1820, d. Dec. 29, 1871; m. (2) 1875, Triphosa -, b. 1832, d. 1915; they had 3 children: Franklin D., 1846, d. 1914, m. Betsy M-, 1846, d. 1881; Sarah A., 1848; and Charles Feb. 13, 1859, d. Jan. 6, 1872.
  3. Laura, 1824; d. Oct. 9, 1876; m. Lyman Rice of Alexander; 4 children: Lizzi, Hersey; Mary and Harriet.
  4. Hiram (twin), 1826; d. 1855.
  5. Clark S. (twin), 1826; d. 1911; m. Caroline Judd, b. 1835, 1896; 2 children: Milo d. Santa Monica, Calif., leaving a married daughter; and Ella, who m.-Lewis.
  6. Ellen, 1828; living in 1878; m. George Hinsdale of Darien, Genesee Co., N. Y.; they had 3 children: Martha., who m. - Coone and had 2 sons living in Riverdale, Calif.; Jessie and Jane.
  7. Mary, 1831; m.-Judd; res. Vineland, N. J.
  8. Lydia Jane, 1833; d. Mar. 18, 1840.
  9. Wesley, 1836; m. Irene Beckley, of Batavia, N. Y.; had 2 daughters.
  10. Samantha, 1837; m. Thomas Greene, of Alexander, N. Y. No children.
  11. Eliza, July, 1839; d. Aug. 27, 1840.
There may have been another son


  1. Cooley, Mortimer E. The Cooley Genealogy: the Descendants of Ensign Benjamin Cooley. (Rutland, VT., M. E. Cooley, 1941), p.504, 508-9.
  2. Cooley: p.508.


Thank you to Neil Sapre for creating WikiTree profile Clark-13984 through the import of Family Tree 9-11-13.ged on Sep 11, 2013.

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