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John Angus Clark
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1847
Hobart
Tasmania, Australia
Death: May 12, 1912
Tauranga
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Father: Hugh CLARK***
b: 24 JUL 1812 in West Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland
d: 28 July 1857 shipwreck off Waihere Bay, Pitt Island, Chattam Islands, New Zealand
Mother: Jane Jean MCARTNEY***
b: 28 OCT 1822 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
d: 28 July 1857 shipwreck off Waihere Bay, Pitt Island, Chattam Islands, New Zealand
Married: 22 MAY 1843 in Mt. Eden, Auckland, New Zealand

Marriage: Elizabeth Anne BROWNLIE***
b: 12 SEP 1852 in Lawrence Town, Greenbay, WI, USA
d: 06 FEB 1933 in Tauranga, B.O.P., New Zealand
Married: 19 OCT 1875 in Old Mission Chapel, Tauranga, NZ. Marriage performed by the Rev Cannon Jordan in the Old Mission Chapel, Tauranga

Brought to Nelson, New Zealand by grandparents, John Angus McArtney. Cared for with his brothers by Aunt Margaret McArtney after the sinking of his Father's (Captain Hugh Clark) ship "Helen" on Pitt Island in the Chattams 28 July 1857.

Amongst 1st pupils of Nelson's Boys College.
On first Ruby Team of Nelson College.
Lived in Nelson for 10 years then moved to Auckland.
John Angus was a Private in the 2nd Waikato Reg. and received the New Zealand War Medal 1860-1870.
John Angus was a Crown land agent.
6 Nov 1849 and 5 Nov 1853 Two Crown Grants on Herald Island, County of Eden, Auckland were conveyed to Hugh Clark for the sum of 800 pounds. The two sections were 20 acres and 80 acres, the whole of Herald Island. He intended to retire there. (Sold by John Angus Clark 16 May 1873 to Henry Stubbings)
Jan 1853 are of 1 Rood, 32 perches on the lower end of Cook St. at junction with Union St, Auckland granted for one hundred pounds (together with John McFarlane) This allotment conveyed to John Angus Clark Dec. 1875.
25 July 1854 for 50 pounds sterling granted one hundred and ten acres. Waipareira Grant, Allotment 28, Situated at Kumeu Creek, County of Eden.
17 Mar 1855 bought Norman Hills Road, Onehunga, County of Eden. quarter acre section overlooking harbour. (sold to George Codlin 1872 by John Angus).

Bankrupt in 1881, transferred Junction Hotel in Katikati to his brother, Archibald Hugh Clark. Sold all the furnishings to his brother-in-law George H. Whitcombe, owner of the Masonic Hotel, Tauranga.
Closely identified with business interests of Tauranga.
Local agent for the Public Trustee. Deep interest in School affairs, had been chairman.

Took to his bed suddenly Friday 11 May 1912 and died 11:30 a.m. next day.
"Death: John Angus Clark at his Edgecombe Rd. Tauranga, residence 12th May 1912. Funeral at 2:30 Pm 14 May 1912."
Obituary in Bay of Plenty Times 13 May 1912.

Noted in: "A History of Tauranga County", By Evelyn Stokes, Dunmore Press, 1980.

Children:
John Archibald CLARK
b: 27 AUG 1876 in Parnell, Auckland, NZ
d: 21 MAY 1911 in goldmine, Johannesburg, South Africa

James Henry CLARK
b: 19 JUL 1878 in Parnell, Auckland, NZ
d: 1912 in Sydney, Australia of Homicide. (Reporter on job)

Andrew Hugh CLARK
b: 22 NOV 1879 in Kati Kati, Bay of Plenty, NZ
d: 03 MAY 1959 in Mt.Albert, Auckland, NZ

Annie Amy CLARK
b: 21 MAR 1882 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
d: 12 JUN 1919 in Wellington, NZ of Influenza

Harold CLARK
b: 21 JUN 1884 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
d: 22 MAY 1963 in Mt. Albert, Auckland, NZ

Angus Stanley CLARK
b: 31 AUG 1886 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
d: 02 OCT 1950 in Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ

Agnes Elsie CLARK
b: 02 DEC 1888 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
d: 12 FEB 1943 in Greenlane, Auckland, NZ

Leslie Harvey CLARK
b: 17 MAR 1891 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
d: 08 AUG 1915 on Sari Bair Heights, Gallipoli, Turkey

Maggie Gwendoline CLARK
b: 09 MAY 1893 in Tauranga, BOP, NZ
d: 16 OCT 1977 in Mt. Albert, Auckland, NZ

George Victor CLARK***
b: 02 OCT 1897 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
d: 01 DEC 1960 in Beachlands, Howick, Auckland, NZ
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Clark (1812 - 1857)
  Jane Jean McArtney Clark (1822 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Anne Brownlie Clark (1852 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  John Archibald Clark (1876 - 1911)*
  Andrew Hugh Clark (1879 - 1959)*
  Annie Amy Clark (1882 - 1919)*
  Harold Clark (1884 - 1963)*
  Angus Stanley Clark (1886 - 1950)*
  Agnes Elsie Clark Foxcroft (1888 - 1943)*
  Leslie Harvey Clark (1891 - 1915)*
  Maggie Gwendoline Clark Foxcroft (1893 - 1977)*
  George Victor Clark (1897 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Clark (1844 - 1857)*
  Archibald Hugh Clark (1845 - 1918)*
  John Angus Clark (1847 - 1912)
  James David Clark (1849 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Presbyterian Cemetery
Tauranga
Tauranga City
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Plot: Block SECTION 4, Row 24 Plot 14
 
Created by: Lisa Clark
Record added: Dec 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102208648
John Angus Clark
Added by: Lisa Clark
 
John Angus Clark
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John Angus Clark
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Rest in Peace.
- Lisa Clark
 Added: Apr. 1, 2014
In Rembrance, Great Grandfather.
- Lisa Clark
 Added: Dec. 15, 2012
 
 
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