Michael Hugh Clark

Michael Hugh Clark

Birth
County Monaghan, Ireland
Death 3 Jul 1903 (aged 63)
Ojai, Ventura County, California, USA
Burial Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA
Plot A-7?/23
Memorial ID 97866105 · View Source
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Son of Bernard CLARK and Ann McCARRON. Brother to Thomas and Winifred. Half brother to Mary, Phillip, Nellie (TORPHY), Joseph, Henry and John CLARK.

Came to the USA in 1857-1858 at 17 yrs to Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Taught school for 2 years. Farmed until 1878.

He married Margaret LYNCH about 1860 probably in Willow Springs, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. They had 11 children (9 born in Wisconsin + 2 in California).

1879 MHC journeyed to California. As soon as he had prepared a suitable habitation, he sent for his family in Grant County Wisconsin to join him in March 1881 in Nordhoff (Ojai), CA. MHC developed his ranch + worked as a teamster. His brother Thomas had been there for over 10 years.

Buried in the St. Mary's Catholic section of the Cemetery. This Cemetery was desecrated and destroyed by the Ventura City Council in the 1960's. Michael's headstone was rescued by his great granddaughter.


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  • Created by: Don Rose
  • Added: 27 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97866105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Hugh Clark (3 Feb 1840–3 Jul 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97866105, citing Cemetery Memorial Park, Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA ; Maintained by Don Rose (contributor 47176370) .