James Clark


JAMES CLARK, among the early residents of Jefferson County, a native of county Tyrone, Ireland, who came to America in 1801, and settled in Lancaster county, Penn., where he resided until 1811, when he removed to Jefferson county, Ohio and settled on a farm near Richmond. He was married about 1809 to Margaret Watt, daughter of Joseph Watt. She came to America with her mother and brother about the year 1802 and settled near Knoxville. She was also a native of county Tyrone, Ireland. By this marriage James Clark had eight children, four sons and four daughters. He was a farmer by occupation and a leading citizen His death occurred in 1860, and that of his wife in 1864.

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