Harrison Clark

Harrison William Clark (1845 - 1912)

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Harrison William "Harry" [uncertain] Clark
Born in Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio, United States of Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 12 Oct 1873 (to 7 Mar 1880) in Greene County, Indiana, United States of Americamap
Husband of — married 27 Feb 1882 in Greene County, Indiana, United States of Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, United States of Americamap
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Biography


Harrison Clark

Harrison was born to John and Malinda Clark in Coshocton, Ohio on September 7, 1845.[1][2][3]

Harrison, age 28, married Mary Jane Jourden on October 12, 1873 in Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana.[4]

Harrison and Mary Jane lived in Taylor Township, Indiana until her death on March 7, 1880[5]. They had three children:

Harrison married Sarah McGinnis on February 27, 1882 in Taylor Township, Indiana.[6]

Harrison and Sarah lived in Taylor Township, Indiana until his death.[7][8] They had two children:

  • Meadie Belle, b. October 24, 1884 d. March 15, 1968
  • Earl, b. August 12, 1891 d. November 11, 1965

Harrison died on September 3, 1912 in Bloomfield, Indiana and is buried at Simpson Chapel Cemetery, Scotland, Greene County, Indiana, USA.[9]

Obituary

Harrison CLARK, a respected farmer citizen of Taylor township, died Tuesday morning of Bright's disease. He was born in Ohio Sept. 7, 1845, and was aged sixty-six years eleven months and twenty-six days.

He was a son of John P. and Malinda CLARK. He had four brothers and seven sisters, all of whom preceded him to the grave.

About the year 1846 he came with his parents to Indiana and settled in Taylor township, this county. He lived all his life near the old home.

He was married to Miss Mary Jane JORDAN Oct. 12, 1873. To them three children were born, two girls and one boy. One daughter, Alice, died when about two years old. The other daughter, Arada M., is still living, and George W., the son lives in Jefferson, Colo.

He was twice married. His first wife died March 7, 1880. On Feb. 29, 1882, he married Miss Sadie F. McGINNIS. To them two children were born, and both are living. They are Mrs. Media BAILEY, of Taylor township, and the son Earl, who is at home with his mother.

The deceased was a good citizen and was a loyal neighbor and friend.

He had been a member of the Bloomfield lodge of Odd Fellows for over sixteen years.

The funeral services were held at the family home in Taylor township Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. , conducted by Elder J. A. SPENCER, of the Bloomfield Christian church.

Interment in the cemetery at Simpson Chapel at 4 p.m. under the auspices of the Bloomfield lodge I.O.O. F.[9]

Sources

  1. 1850 US Census. Year: 1850; Census Place: Taylor, Greene, Indiana; Roll: M432_148; Page: 413B; Image: 275.
    Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  2. 1860 US Census. Year: 1850; Census Place: Taylor, Greene, Indiana; Roll: M432_148; Page: 413B; Image: 275.
    Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  3. 1870 US Census. Year: 1870; Census Place: Taylor, Greene, Indiana; Roll: M593_318; Page: 457A; Image: 437; Family History Library Film: 545817
    Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
    Minnesota census schedules for 1870. NARA microfilm publication T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  4. Greene Co Indiana; Index to Marriage Record 1821-1920 [Lacking 1828-1, W. P. A.; Book: J; Page: 302.
    Ancestry.com. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original data: Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.
    Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research, comp. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Indiana. Many of these records are on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  5. Mary died before the 1880 Census was taken and I have not been able to find the 1880 Census with Harrison and his three kids despite his obit saying he lived in Taylor Township his entire life. ~~~~
  6. Greene Co Indiana; Index to Marriage Record 1821-1920 [Lacking 1828-1, W. P. A.; Book: L; Page: 266.
    Ancestry.com. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original data: Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.
    Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research, comp. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Indiana. Many of these records are on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. The 1890 Census was destroyed by a fire in 1921. Availability of 1890 Census.
  8. 1910 US Census. Year: 1910; Census Place: Taylor, Greene, Indiana; Roll: T624_352; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0046; FHL microfilm: 1374365.
    Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Harrison FindAGrave.com memorial.


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