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Dr James Polk Clegg
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1818
Death: Jun. 24, 1899
Randolph County
Alabama, USA

Son of John Polk Clegg and Martha Boone. Married to Amanda J. Haralson.

Grad. of Georgia Medical College (1846), Forsyth, Georgia. Prominent physician res. Randolph Co., Alabama and Greenville, Georgia. Dr. James was issued a US Patent on February 8, 1876 for an evaporator on brick furnace. K.L. Haralson acted as General Agent, Cusseia, Chambers Co., Alabama. The evaporators were manufactured in Newman, Georgia and sold in several southern states.
SOURCE: The Cleggs of Old Chatham, W. Harold Broughton, Ed., 1977 Pub. The Clegg Family Association, page 149

Dr. James Clegg, a widely known citizen of Almond, died last Saturday after a three week illness at the age of 81 years. He was buried at Pleasant Hill on Sunday. Dr. Clegg was a remarkable man in many respects and was possessed of
untiring energy. He was an active member of the Methodist church. A large family of children and grandchildren are left to lament his death.
SOURCE: Randolph Leader, Roanoke, Randolph Co., Alabama, June 28, 1899
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Polk Clegg (1792 - 1854)
 
 Spouse:
  Amanda J Haralson Clegg (1824 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  John Thomas Clegg (1849 - 1916)*
  James Herndon Clegg (1851 - 1923)*
  Kinchen Larkin Clegg (1852 - 1922)*
  George W Clegg (1857 - 1937)*
 
 Sibling:
  James Polk Clegg (1818 - 1899)
  Sarah Clegg Treadwell (1835 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Our father has gone to a mansion of rest, To a glorified land by the Diety blest.
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Methodist Church Cemetery
Wadley
Randolph County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Norman Satterwhite
Record added: Jan 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46794391
Dr James Polk Clegg
Added by: William Perhealth
 
 
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Thou I knew you not I walk in your footsteps so today's generation may know of you.
- Susan Green Richardson
 Added: Mar. 4, 2014
Rest in Peace. You are not forgotten.
- liz
 Added: Dec. 8, 2010

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Nov. 30, 2010
 
 
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