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Corp Nathan Barnum Clark

Corp Nathan Barnum Clark

Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Death 5 Sep 1895 (aged 62)
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 67623815 · View Source
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Our GG Grandfather

Discharge Papers State: Dated February 12, 1869
Corpl Nathan B. Clark
5 feed 9 inches
light complexion
grey eyes and brown hair

Taken from his General Index Card:
Regiment Name 8 New Jersey Infantry
Side Union
Soldier's Rank_In Cpl.
Soldier's Rank_Out Cpl.
Film Number M550 roll 4
Company D, 8th Jersey Infantry
Enlistment: August 28, 1861
Discharged February 12, 1863

Full Name: Nathan Barnum Bunnel Clark
Occupation According to Death Certificate: Hatter
Cause of Death: Cancer of the Stomach
Secondary Cause: Exhaustion

This certifies that on the 4th day of September 1861 Mr. Nathan b. Clark and Miss Henrietta M. Fenton were united by me in the Bond of Marriage.
Newark, N. Jersey
JMB Brown
Pastor of First Congl? Church
Recorded January 29, 1900

Father: James B. Clark
Born: England 1796
Died: Newark, Essex Cty, New Jersey 1859

Mother: Samantha Moore Barnum
Born: Feburary 18, 1801 Charlottsville Township, Canada
Died: 1848
Samantha's Father: Nathan Bunnell Barnum
Samantha's Mother: Mary Wilson

Husband of Henrietta Minerva Fenton Clark
Father of:
Chester F. Clark
Clifford D. Clark
Frank Wellington Clark
Eugene Brockington Clark
Jennie Samantha Clark Rice

Nathan was injured in the Civil War during the Bristol Station event against General Stonewall Jackson's troups. In honor of his war efforts he gave his son, Clifford the middle initial of "D" for his company.

Norwalk, Connecticut
Born in Canada
Wife: Henrietta
Father's Place of Birth: England
Mother's Place of Birth: Canada
Position: Clerk in Store
Chester, 16
Clifford, 11
Frank W., 6

Others in Home:
John H. Fanlon (s/b Fenton), 73
Mary Fanlon (s/b Fenton), 73

By the 1900 Connecticut Census:
Nathan is no longer listed with Henrietta

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  • Added: 29 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67623815
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Nathan Barnum Clark (25 Jul 1833–5 Sep 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67623815, citing Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by JoyColeღ (contributor 47310942) .