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James David Clark
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1849
Hobart
Tasmania, Australia
Death: Dec. 24, 1875
Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand

Father: Hugh CLARK***
b: 24 JUL 1812 in West Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland
d: 28 JUL 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 JUL 1857 shipwreck off Waihere Bay, Pitt Island, Chattam Islands, New Zealand

Last letter written prior to the hurricaine that killed his parents off Waihere Bay, Pitt Island, Chattams, was to young son James by Captain Hugh Clark dated Auckland, 4th May 1857.

James was brought to Nelson, NZ by grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John McArtney, along with his two brothers. He was amongst 1st pupils of Nelson's Boys College. On one of the first Ruby Team of Nelson College.

Died suddenly 24th Dec 1875, Christmas eve, at the residence of his brother John Angus Clark in Parnell, NZ. He was aged 26 years, and a Herald Reporter.
Died of Apoplectic convulsions. (stroke)

According to the late 1950's tombstone transcriptions James D. Clark died 24 December 1874 aged 26 years. The Death certificate number is 1115.

The New Zealand Herald of 25 DEC 1875 has James D. Clark, brother of John A. Clark, formerly of Hobart, Tasmania, died 24 December 1875 aged 26 years.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Clark (1812 - 1857)
  Jane Jean McArtney Clark (1822 - 1857)
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Clark (1844 - 1857)*
  Archibald Hugh Clark (1845 - 1918)*
  John Angus Clark (1847 - 1912)*
  James David Clark (1849 - 1875)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Symonds Street Cemetery
Auckland
City of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
 
Created by: Lisa Clark
Record added: Dec 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102640431
James David Clark
Added by: Lisa Clark
 
James David Clark
Added by: Lisa Clark
 
James David Clark
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Rest in Peace.
- Lisa Clark
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
 
 
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