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Elias/Peter Clark

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Re: Elias/Peter Clark

Posted: 15 Feb 2008 10:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Clark Taylor
The plot thickens. I do know that my Elias Clark enlisted for the Revolutionary War in Orange County New York in 1775. He mustered out there too. The 1850 Federal Census states that his sons Samuel (1785-1871) and Peter (1790-1857) who is my line were born in NJ, but, the grandchildren's biographies give Orange County as their birth location. This confused me until I found out the there was a boundary change between NY and NJ in the late 1700's. I do know that my Hannah was born in 1792. I know of one other Hannah Taylor from Jefferson County born in 1792, but, the actual birth date is different than the dates on my Hannah's Tombstone. A DAR researcher helped me to find that information. I do know from Elias'Revolutionary War Pension papers that Elias was in several battles in NJ and in NY.
Elias born in 1753 and died in 1845 so I hope that I come from both of those gene pools.
I also have land records that put Peter in Bath in Steuben County for a period of time.
Most of the time he was in the Catharine/Veteran area in what is now Schuyler/Chemung County until around 1832 when they migrated west into Medina County Ohio. Thanks for your responses all information is appreciated.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
DennisClark26 12 Nov 1999 12:00PM GMT 
MStormzand946... 15 Jan 2000 12:00PM GMT 
DennisClark26 15 Jan 2000 12:00PM GMT 
tftaylor167 15 Feb 2008 6:33AM GMT 
DennisClark26 15 Feb 2008 3:49PM GMT 
tftaylor167 16 Feb 2008 5:09AM GMT 
DennisClark93 16 Feb 2008 5:44AM GMT 
tftaylor167 4 Jan 2013 5:31AM GMT 
tftaylor167 16 Feb 2008 5:10AM GMT 
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