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Jedediah Perkins Ladd Clark
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1815
Alburgh
Grand Isle County
Vermont, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1886
Clayton County
Iowa, USA

J. P. L. Clark, farmer and blacksmith, was born June 21, 1815, in the town of Alburgh, Vt. His parents, Stephen and Laura (Ladd) Clark, were natives of New York and Connecticut, respectively, and both died in Alburgh. He was educated in his native State, and also leaned the blacksmith's trade there. He came to Iowa in 1852, and settled in Farmersburg Township, on his present farm of 240 acres, on sections 18 and 24, which he now has under excellent cultivation, and thoroughly stocked. He has been twice married, first, in 1833, to Abigail, daughter of Thomas and Phoebe Pettit, natives of Connecticut. This union was blessed with five children - Celinda L., born in September, 1835, married T.D. White; Euphemia D., born in 1839, is now the wife of S.J. Renshaw; Joel, born in 1842, is married and resides in Minnesota; Henry, born in 1845; and Jed born in 1848, married and living in Missouri. Mrs. Abigail Clark died March 21, 1863, and on Dec. 7, 1866, Mr. Clark married Mary Thompson, whose parents were Hugh and Catherine (Pettit) Thompson, the former a native of Ireland, that latter of Connecticut. To them have been born - Ann, born March 6, 1868; Myrtle, Aug. 9, 1870; Frank, March 18, 1872; Gaylord, Jan. 17, 1874; Victor, March 10, 1876; Ulysses, Jan. 27, 1878; Ethan, Sept. 9, 1879; and Carl, Nov. 3, 1881. Mr. Clark votes the Republican ticket.

*History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p.773
 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Clark (1785 - 1824)
  Laura Ladd Clark (1787 - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Clark (1818 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Lura Celinda Clark White (1836 - 1914)*
  Joel Arthur Clark (1842 - 1906)*
  Abby Clark (1861 - 1863)*
  Ulysseas Clark (1878 - 1878)*
  Earl A. Clark (1881 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nathaniel Titus Clark (1812 - 1837)*
  Jedediah Perkins Ladd Clark (1815 - 1886)
  Rebecca Clark Hibbard (1820 - 1894)*
  Ransom Loup Clark (1821 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 70 years, 10 months, 4 days
 
Burial:
National Cemetery
National
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: CBeatty
Originally Created by: Ken Wright
Record added: Oct 20, 2008
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Jedediah Perkins Ladd Clark
Added by: Ken Wright
 
Jedediah Perkins Ladd Clark
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- Janice Dean LeMaster
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