Harvey Tucker Clark


Harvey Tucker Clark

Jasper County, Georgia, USA
Death 5 Jul 1861 (aged 23)
Pine Level, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Burial Pine Level, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 172469217 View Source
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"A Genealogy of the Clark Family", by Henry William Clark, Montgomery, Alabama - 1905:

Harvey Tucker Clark was born in Jasper County, Georgia, May 2, 1838. He was educated in the common schools of the community in which his parents resided and finally at Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Alabama, where he was living with his brother Dr. Courtney J. Clark. He was employed at one time as a clerk in the dry goods store of Mr. Porter at Tuskegee, Alabama, and afterwards at Pinelevel, Montgomery County, Alabama, in the store of his brother Henry W. Clark.
On the first of January, 1859, he became a partner in the latter’s store, when the firm was H. W. & H. T. Clark until July 5, 1861, when in an unfortunate encounter he was killed by one Alexander Urquahart. Urquahart was held to bail in the sum of ten thousand dollars. A bill of indictment was returned against Urquahart by the grand jury of Montgomery County, charging him with murder, but he had enlisted in the Confederate States Army and was thus enabled to postpone a trial for many years, in fact until after the close of the War and when tried was acquitted.
Harvey T. Clark was a capable young business man, and gave promise of making a successful merchant. He was affable and courteous and had a happy faculty for making friends. He was married to Elvie S. Locke of Montgomery County in 1860.
Mrs. Elvie Locke Clark married W. J. Lewis of Montgomery County, Alabama. The settled in Bullock County where Mr. Lewis was successfully engaged in farming. They had two children, one died, the other is the wife of L. L. Lasiter (Lasseter), a prominent businessman of Montgomery, Alabama. Mr. Lewis died many years ago. Mrs. Lewis died at Montgomery, Alabama, January 7, 1901.

Born to Harvey Tucker and Elvie Locke Clark one child:

1. Harvey James Clark, born March 24, 1861. Married Minnie Thomas McDowell.
1850 Jasper County, (Dist. 46) GA Census:


John Clark 70M Farmer R$5,000 Born NC
Susan Clark 55F Born SC
Emily Clark 19F Born GA
Julian Clark 17M Born GA
Elmira Clark 9F Born GA
Robert Clark 5M Born GA
1860 Montgomery County, (Ramah) AL Census:


H. T. Clark 21M Merchant R$1,000 P$3,000 (2-Slaves) Born GA
*Elvie Clark 18F Born AL

*Montgomery County, AL Marriage Record - Harvey T. Clark and E. S. Locke on January 18, 1860.


Grave is not marked.


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