James Edward CLARK (17 Sep. 1853/4, WI [Ancestry]- 24 Je. 1941, Brookings Co., SD [SD D]) m. 24 Aug. 1884, Guthrie Co., IA [IA M], Harriet[t] Matilda PALMER, b. Sep. 1864, WI. They had eleven children.
Census, Calamus, Dodge Co., WI, 1860, PALMER: W. C., 36, NY
B. PA: Esther, 33; John, 16; Saml. B., 13; Isabel, 11; Leroy, 7; Lydia, 5
B. WI: Nathan, 2.
Dodge P. O., Highland, Guthrie, IA, 1870, PALMER: Welcome, 46, NY
B. PA: Esta, 43; Samuel, 24; Isabell, 22; Leroy, 17; Lydia, 15
B. WI: Nathan, 12; Nancy, 10; Lewis, 8; Harriet, 6; Fones, 4.
Census of 1885, Section 29, Highland Twp., Guthrie Co., IA, CLARK
James E., 30, coal miner; wf. Harriet, 19; John W., 1.
Alpha, Hand Co., SD, 1900, CLARK: James E., b. Sep. 1854, WI, married 16 years
Wf. Harriet M., b. Sep. 1864, WI, father b. NY, mother b. PA, had 8 ch. 8 living
Ch. b. IA: James F, Oct. 1885; Esther A., Aug. '86; Charles E., Je. '89; Dorothy A., Je.'90; Warren W., Mar '93; Laura B., July '95; Jerden F., May '99.
Zell, Faulk, SD, 1910, CLARK: James E., 59, WI Scot. NY, stone mason; Harriett M., 44, WI;
B. Iowa: Edward C., 20; Dorothy A., 18; Warren W., 17; Jared F., 10;
B. SD: Lottie E., 7; William F., 5; Henry E., 3.
Henry's dates: (2 July 1906 - 28 Feb. 1988).
White, Brookings County, SD, 1920, CLARK: James E., 66; Harriet M., 55; Warren W., 26; Lottie E., 17; Wm. Fredric, 15; Henry E., 13.
SD M., Brookings, Brookings Co., SD, CLARK
Warren W., 30 June 1922, Callie Margaret McKNIGHT
Lottie Evelyn, 21 Apr. 1923, Charles SVEC.
They stayed in Brookings County, SD, for censuses of 1930 & 1940. Henry was still with James and Harriet.
There were too many people with the same names to find James E. CLARK in 1860 or 1870, but Ancestry says that he was son of James CLARK & D. ROBI[N]SON, named on his marriage record. He may have been orphaned when he was about three and raised by his aunts, per Ancestry and online message board. James E. was listed as a boarder in household of D. S. HAMILTON, Highland, Guthrie, IA, 1880.
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