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high priests quorum of the Bear Lake Stake. Member of
Idaho house of representatives in the state legislature 1895-
96, and of the senate 1903-04. Farmer and stockraiser.

CLARK, CHARLES RICH (son of Ezra T. Clark and Mary
Stevenson). Born April 1, 1861, Farmington, Utah.

Married Mary Emma Woolley June 28, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John W. Woolley and Julia Searle Ensign,
former pioneer 1848, latter of Sept. 1847). She was born
Jan. 31, 1862, Salt Lake City. Their children: Marion
Charles b. April 4, 1884, m. Ella Shepherd June 14, 1907;
Vernon John b. Aug. 27, 1888; Marvin Ezra b. Dec. 13, 1890;
Carl Razel b. Jan. 31, 1895; Newell Sirls b. April 25, 1896;
Marie b. March 4, 1899; Julia b. July 22, 1902. Family re-
sided at Farmington and Morgan, Utah, and Georgetown,
Idaho.

Married Ann Elizabeth Waldron. Their children: Wal-
lace R. b. Oct. 6, 1887; Lawrence W. b. Aug. 27, 1889; Gladys
W.; Lela W.; Ella W.; Carlos; Myral G. Family home Mor-
gan, Utah.

Traveling elder in Virginia 1891-1903; bishop's counselor;
student Brigham Young university; normal graduate from
University of Utah 1880. School teacher at Centerville, Mor-
gan, Richville, and Minersville, Utah; Auburn, Wyo., and
Georgetown, Idaho. Member Morgan city council; justice
of the peace at Morgan. Sergeant under Capt. Wadsworth
in Utah militia.

CLARK, MARION CHARLES (son of Charles Rich Clark and
Mary Emma Woolley). Born April 4, 1884, Georgetown,
Idaho.

Married Ella Shepherd June 14, 1907 (daughter of L. Tracy
Shepherd and Sarah Clifton, former came to Utah 1877, lat-
ter 1863). She was born Sept. 5, 1886, Paris, Idaho. Their
children: Ellsworth Marion b. Jan. 25, 1908; Hazel C. b. Aug.
10. 1909; Helen C. b. April 21, 1911; Clifton Shepherd b.
March 7, 1913.

Missionary to northern states 1904-1907; president elders'
quorum; stake aid in Y. M. M. I. A. of Bear Lake stake;
superintendent Sunday school Georgetown 1907. Member
city council of Georgetown. Merchant.

CLARK, WALLACE RICH (son of Charles R. Clark and
Ann Elizabeth Waldron). Born Oct. 6, 1887, Farmington,
Utah.

Married Jean Boyce Sept. 6, 1911, Salt Lake' City (daugh-
ter of John Boyce and Ella Despain of Granite, Utah).
She was born April 4, 1890. Only child: Boyce Rich b.
July 15, 1912.

Member 35th quorum seventies; class leader in Y. M. M.
T. A.; member stake superlntendency Sunday school. Farmer.



CLARK, GEORGE (son of James Clark and Martha Eng-
land of Sommercote, Derbyshire, Eng.). Born July 8, 1826,
Sommercote, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1863, Horton D.
Haight company.

Married Catherine Gascoigne 1850, Sommercote, Eng.
(daughter of Jonathan Gascoigne and Charlotte Mountney
of Normanton, Derbyshire), who was born Feb. 7, 1828, and
died Dec. 9, 1901. Their children: Frederick Charles, m. An-
gela Vance; Sarah Ann, m. David McDaniel; Mary Ellen,
m. Ewin Okey; Elizabeth, Willard Oliver, George Alfred
and James Alvin, died.

High priest; president Nottingham branch, England; sup-
erintendent Sunday school; block teacher. Mayor of Alpine,
Utah, three terms; justice of peace; road supervisor; sexton.
Farmer. Died May 26, 1902, Alpine, Utah.



CLARK, GEORGE SHEFFER (son of Richard and Elizabeth
Ann Clark, descendants of the William Penn settlement,
Chester county, Pennsylvania). He was born Nov. 7, 1816,
Jefferson county, Ohio. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham
Young company. His name was inadvertently left off the
pioneers' monument in Salt Lake City.

Married Susannah Dalley March 20, 1850 (daughter of
William Dalley and Ann Davies), who was born Sept. 30,
1830, Leominster, Herefordshire, Eng., and died April 9,
1891, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Their children: Joseph Brig-
ham, m. Louisa Pearson; George Heber, m. Lois Adeline
Stewart; m. Luna B. Driggs; Susannah Matilda, m. James
Evan Gamett; John Franklin, m. Leonia O. Alexander; Wil-
liam Edward, m. Cora Melinda Bromley; Hyrum Lorenzo, m.
Mary Ellen Ward.

Member 13th quorum seventies; bishop north division Utah
county 1851; first bishop of Pleasant Grove; missionary to
Australia 1856-59, and later to eastern states. Elected pro-
bate judge of Utah county 1861. Walker Indian war veteran
1853; member Mormon Battalion, going as far as the Mexi-
can line, sent back on sick list and joined the company at
Green River, Wyo., arriving at Salt Lake City July 24, 1847.
City councilman Pleasant Grove 1867-70. Settled Pleasant
Grove Sept. 13, 1850; assisted in bringing immigrants to
Utah. Farmer and merchant. Died Aug. 28, 1901, Pleasant
Grove.

CLARK, WILLIAM EDWARD (son of George Sheffer Clark
and Susannah Dalley). Born Feb. 9, 1864, Pleasant Grove.

Married Cora Melinda Bromley June 10, 1903, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William Michael Bromley and Rosena Sin-
gleton of American Fork, Utah, pioneers 1853, Joseph Reyn-
olds company). She was born Feb. 28, 1879. Their chil-
dren: Melba Rosena b. March 17, 1904; Blanche Susannah b.
Nov. 7, 1906; William Edward b. Jan. 24, 1908; Edna b. Nov.
14, 1910; George Bromley b. June 6, 1912. Family home
Pleasant Grove.

Missionary to England 1896-98; president London confer-
ence 1898; president Y. M. M. I. A. Mayor Pleasant Grove
1901-02; justice of the peace 1891-92; city recorder 1893-94-
95. Merchant.



CLARK, HARVEY. Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1847, Charlea C.
Rich company.

Married Lois Haws (daughter of Elija Haws and Lois
Patton of Illinois, pioneers 1849). Their children: Jason
Edward, m. Ann M. Davies; William Wesley, m. May Davies;
Esmerelda, m. H. E. Taylor. Family resided Salt Lake City
and Payson, Utah.

Early settler in Utah county. Went to California by team
twice (deceased).

CLARK, JASON EDWARD (son of Harvey Clark and Lois
Haws). Born Sept. 21, 1862, Salem, Utah.

Married Ann M. Davies Dec. 26, 1881, Payson, Utah
(daughter of Stanley P. Davies and Susan Fairbanks), who
was born Dec. 27, 1863. Their children: Innes b. Oct. 1, 1882,
m. Deronda C. Seegmiller; Edward Lee b. Aug. 24, 1884, m.
Tillie Cuddeback; Mabel b. Oct. 22, 1886, m. W. A. Shepherd;
Mazel b. Oct. 22, 1886, m. Percy Allred; Irma b. April 7, 1889,
d. Aug. 18, 1909; Elon b. March 13, 1892, d. infant; Stanley b.
Feb. 17, 1891, d. infant; Lelia b. Feb. 14, 1894; Ireta b. June
2, 1896; Ray b. July 24, 1899; La Mar b. Dec. 29, 1901; Harvey
b. Oct. 10, 1903; Reed b. Feb. 18, 1905. Family resided Pay-
son, Annabella and Richfield, Utah.

Director Central Utah Trout Co. at Richfield. Stockraiser.



CLARK, ISAAC (son of Robert Clark and Ruth Moore).
Born May 7, 1806, Bowling Green, Ky. Came to Utah 1849.

Married Diana Herrick. Only child: Isaac L. b. Sept. 10,
1853, m. Romania Shaw.

Settled at Ogden, Utah, 1849, and was its first bishop, first
postmaster and first probate judge. Died Jan. 24, 1854, at
Ogden, Utah.

CLARK, ISAAC L. (son of Isaac Clark and Diana Herrick).
Born Sept. 10, 1853.

Married Romania Shaw at Ogden (daughter of William
Shaw and Diana Chase), who was born in that city. Their
children: Isaac G., m. Marion Johnson; Ethel R., m. J. B.
Foulger; William C.; Jesse A., d. infant; Vera D.; Darrel G.
Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member high council of Ogden stake. Member city coun-
cn 1893-96. President Weber Club one year. President I. L.
Clark & Sons Co.; merchant 30 years.



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CLARK, ISAAC G. (son of Isaac L. Clark and Romania
Shaw). Born Nov. 13, 1878, at Ogden, Utah. Married Marion
Johnson. Manager I. L. Clark & Sons company.



CLARK, ISRAEL JUSTICE (son of Eli Clark and Mary
Smalage of Danville, Steuben county, N. Y.). Born Dec.
25. 1821, Danville, N. T. Came to Utah 1848, John Smith
company.

Married Emily Jane Pearson 1863, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jesse Pearson, born June 13, 1813, in Georgia,
and Mary Ann Brownell, born March 2, 1816, at Ascot,
Lewis Co., Canada they lived at Olive, St. Joseph Co., Ind..
rioneers 1847). She was born March 16, 1837. Olive, Ind.
Their children: Joseph b. Feb. 20, 1855; Mary Emily b.
June 9, 1856. m. William Ricks; Harriet Louisa b. April
2, 1858, m. Ephraim Perks; Helen Cassandra b. Nov. 13,
1859, m. Peter Percy; William Henry b. Jan. 21, 1861, m.
Printha Olive Downs; Henrietta Augustine b. Sept. 7, 1862,
m. Jerry Hatch; Alice Melvina b. Jan. 8, 1864, m. W. D.
Williams; Hannah Elizabeth and Ruth Matilda b. Dec. 13,
1866, died; Seth Benjamin b. Nov. 7, 1867, m. Mary Smith;
George Albert b. Nov. 16, 1869, m. Ann McCurdy; Israel Jesse
b. Dec. 13, 1871, d. Sept. 13, 1893; Richard James b. Nov. 7.
1873, d. infant; Sarah Jane b. Nov. 7, 1874, d. infant; Rachel
Olive b. Feb. 24, 1876; Oliver Hazzard b. Jan. 4, 1877, m.
Jane Mecham; Clarissa Antonett b. Nov. 4, 1880, m. George
Bonner McCurdy; Martha Geribella b. July 31, 1882, d.
infant. Family resided Logan, Farmington and Vernal,
Utah.

Married Betsey Tuttle. Their children; Jesse Tuttle,
m. Margarette Edwards; Cyrus, m. Sarah Jane; James, m.
Annie Thompson.

Married Louisa Eynon. Their children: Edward, m. Mary
Ann; Hyrum, m. Ceseltia; John, m. Theodosia Hatch; Eli,
m. Clarinda Ricks; Ross Linda, m. Lafayette Harris.

Seventy; missionary among the Indians 1876-78. Indian
war veteran. Died September, 1905. Vernal.

CLARK, JOHN E. (son of Israel Justice Clark and Louisa
Eynon). Born May 22, 1854, Farmington, Utah.

Married Theadocia Hatch Oct. 14, 1877, Heber City, Utah
(daughter of Jeremiah Hatch and Louisa Alexander of
Vernal, Utah), who was born March 10, 1863. Their chil-
dren: John Syemour; Theadocia, m. Charles C. Rich, Jr.;
Jeremiah Hatch, m. Eliza Timothy; Alvah Justus, m. Nora
Mecham; David Harvey. Family home Vernal, Utah.

Elder. Farmer.



CLARK, JAMES (son of Peter Clark and Catherine Telfer
of Douglas, Scotland). Born May 17, 1846, Douglas, Scot-
land. Came to Utah Sept. 29, 1866, Daniel Thompson com-
pany.

Married Annie Osborn March 1, 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Allen Osborn and Annie O'Brien of Glasgow,
Scotland), who was born March 30, 1842, New London, Can-
ada, and came to Utah Sept. 15, 1868, John Gillespie com-
pany. Their children: James b. Nov. 21, 1869, died; Peter
O. b. Jan. 14, 1871, m. Julia Lynn; Annie b. July 27, 1872, d.
Aug. 10, 1872; Cathrine b. Sept. 15, 1873, d. July 16, 1884;
Nepht b. May 5, 1875, d. May 5, 1875; George H. b. April 6,
1876; Alice b. Aug. 12, 1878, d. July 2, 1879; Mary b. Oct. 8,
1881, d. Sept. 20, 1882; Nettie b. June 2, 1883, d. June 2, 1883.
Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah, and Marlon, Idaho.

Black Hawk war veteran. High priest; worked in Salt
Lake Temple quarry several years. Called, with 200 others
under Capt. Allen in 1876, to found St. Joseph, Arizona.



CLARK, JAMES. Born at Clathrope, Westmoreland, Eng.
Came to Utah 1856, James P. Clark company.

Married Elizabeth Purson in England (daughter of John
Purson and Mary Ann Dobson, pioneers Nov. 30, 1856, Ed-
ward Martin "frozen" handcart company. Their children:
John P. m. Mary Ann Dobson; James; Thomas; Jane; Emma;
Alice.

CLARK, JAMES P. (son of James Clark and Elizabeth Pur-
son). Born 1833 at Clathrope.

Married Mary Ann Dobson at Salt Lake City (daughter of
Alice Dobson, pioneers Nov. 30, 1856). Born 1832 at Pres-
ton, Lancashire, Eng. Their children: Alice Ann b. 1858;
John Thomas b. 1859; Mary Elizabeth b. 1861; James Purson
b. 1863; Culkrom b. 1865; William b. 1867; Emma b. 1869;
Jane Eliza b. 1871; Clark Ward b. 1873.



CLARK, JOHN (son of Samuel Clark and Rebecca Garner
of Clinton county, Ohio). Born April 20, 1832, in Clinton
county. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball
company.

Married Alvira Jane Pratt Nov. 25, 1859, Provo, Utah
(daughter of Samuel Pratt and Louisa Tanner of La Porte
county, Indiana, pioneers 1851, Harry Walton company).
She was born March 27, 1843. Their children: Clarissa
Alvira, m. James Henrie, Jr.; Ada, died; John Tanner, m.
Alice Mathews; Osborne Samuel, m. Frances Elda Peay;
Hyrum Milton, died; Florence Estella, m. Phillip Speckart;
Tarza Pearl, m. Joseph E. Yates; Arvllla Jane, m. Willard
Andelin. Family home Provo, Utah.

High priest; missionary to Elk Mountain mission 1855.
Indian interpreter and veteran of many Indian ambuscades
and skirmishes; served in all the Indian wars. Farmer.



CLARK, OSBORNE SAMUEL (son of John Clark and Alvira
Jane Pratt). Born Sept. 2, 1867, Provo, Utah.

Married Frances Elda Peay Nov. 13, 1901, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Edward Peay and Amanda Melvina Stubbs of
Felpham, Sussex, Eng., pioneers Oct., 1852, Jerome Ben-
son oxteani company). She was born July 29, 1873. Their
children: Frances Estella b. March 25. 1903; Arvilla Aman-
da b. March 30, 1905; Eda Lucile b. Oct. 12, 1908; Osborne
Peay b. Jan. 17, 1911. Family home Provo

President of Y. M. M. I. A. Carpenter. Farmer



CLARK, JOHN NORMAN (son of Nancy Norman of Vir-
ginia). Born Jan. 21, 1794, in Halifax county, Va Came to
Utah Sept. 28, 1851, Harry Walton company

Married Eliza Branch Sandifer (daughter of Matthew
Sandifur) who was born Feb. 22, 1794. Their children:
Elizabeth Caroline b. March 3, 1817, m. Jonathan Browning
m. Thomas Weir 1845; Mary Johnson b. June 1, 1819, m John
Ekless Truly; Ann Broye, b. Oct. 6, 1821, m. John Crow
Thompson; America Morgan b. Feb. 23, 1824, m. Luke S
Johnson; Moses Sandifer b. July 10, 1828, m. Clarissa Abbie
Allen; John Matthew b. Aug. 28, 1835, m. Belinda Burch
Family home Ogden, Utah.

Pioneer. Died June 7, 1864, Ogden, Utah.

CLARK, JOHN MATTHEW (son of John Norman Clark and
Eliza Branch Sandifer). Born Aug. 28, 1835, in Patrick
county, Va. Came to Utah with parents.

Married Belinda Burch Jan. 24, 1858, Ogden, Utah (daugh-
ter of Daniel Burch and Ann McLellan, pioneers Sept. 20,
1848, Lorenzo Snow company). She was born March 21
1840, near Cincinnati, Ohio, and died Oct. 10, 1911, at Ogden.
Their children: John Matthew b. Jan. 22, 1859, d. Sept 7
1891; Provo, m. Sarah Smith April 2, 1883; Daniel William
b. May 5, 1861, m. Annie Borjenson May 3, 1896; Belinda
Augusta b. April 23, 1863; James Norman b. July 20, 1865-
Ann Eliza b. Jan. 13, 1868, d. Sept. 9, 1869; Emma Elizabeth
b. Jan. 5, 1871; Joseph Boon b. Nov. 2, 1873, m. Florence
Burch; Archie McLellan b. July 11, 1875. Family home
Ogden, Utah.

CLARK, MICHAEL. Born June 12, 1832, at Chelmsford,
Essex, Eng. Came to Utah 1857.

Married Harriet Smuin Sept. 24, 1859, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Smuln of England), who was born July
22, 1836. Their children: Sarah Ann, b. Nov. 18, 1860, m.
Harper Rudd; Jasper b. Sept. 19, 1863; Michael b. Nov. 26, 1867,
m. Mary Ann Burton; Esther Hannah b Aug. 16, 1865, m.
Joseph Ross; Elizabeth b. Dec. 5, 1869, m. John Trappit;
Hannah b. June 26, 1872, m. James Kirkland; Edward b.
April 22, 1875, m. Miss Despain. Family home Kaysville,
Utah.

Married Eliza Smuin Oct. 27, 1861, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Smuin, who came to Utah about 1869, and
Sarah Hoock, pioneer 1861, of Kaysville, Utah). She was born
Jan. 6, 1840. Their children: William Thomas b July 22,
1862, m. Annie M. Rasmussen; Sophia b. Nov. 5, 1863, m.
Stephen E. Willis; David b. March 6, 1866, m. Elizabeth
Butcher; Edelbert b. Jan. 10, 1868; Edmoun b. Jan. 10, 1868;
Eliza Jane b. Feb. 11, 1869, m. C. B. Lott; Irintha Maria b.
Dec. 26, 1870, m. Harry Barber; Alice b. July 30, 1873; Char-
ley b. April 19, 1875; Mary Ann b. March 23, 1877, m. William
E. Barton; John b. Oct. 30, 1880; Sarah Lily b. Dec. 29, 1886;
George b. Nov. 4, 1884. Family home Kaysville.

Ward teacher. School trustee. Farmer; stockraiser. Died
Jan. 21, 1891, Kaysville.

CLARK, DAVID (son of Michael Clark and Eliza Smuin).
Born March 6, 1866, at Salt Lake City.

Married Elizabeth Butcher Nov. 3, 1890, at Farmington
(daughter of William Butcher and Emma Wheatley, of
Kaysville). She was born June 28, 1872, and came to Utah
Oct., 1875. Their children: Millie b. Oct. 20, 1891, died; Asa
David b. March 1, 1893; Andy William b. July 7, 1895; Joseph
Oren b. Aug. 13, 1897; Effle Jane b. Sept. 8, 1899; Eugene b.
March 24, 1902; Emma Eliza b. March 5, 1904; Glenn Smuin
b. March 16, 1906; Leonard Butcher b. April 16, 1908; Eliza-
beth b. Oct. 20, 1910; Arthur Butcher b. Oct. 20, 1910. Fam-
ily home Kaysville.

Member 56th quorum seventies; ward teacher Abram
ward Deseret stake. Watermaster. Farmer and stockraiser.



CLARK, SAMUEL. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1848, Heber Cl
Kimball company.

Married Rebecca Garner, who was born in Tennessee.
Their children: Joseph b. April 26, 1828. m. Sarah Topham;
m. Hannah Topham; m. Frances Carter; Riley Garner, m.
Amanda Williams; Sarah, m. Miles Weaver; Mary, m. John
M. Higby; Jane, m. John M. Baldwlnkle; John m. Elvira
Pratt- Rebecca Ann, m. Solomon Hale; Samuel, died; Nellie,
m. William Rawlins; James. Family home Provo, Utah.

Tanner.

CLARK, JOSEPH (son of Samuel Clark and Rebecca Gar-
ner). Born April 26, 1828, Clinton Co., Ohio. Came to Utah
1848, independent company.

Married Sarah Topham Oct. 17. 1849. Provo, Utah (daugh-
ter of John Topham and Jane Thornton of England, pio-
neers Sept. 15. 1850, David Evans company). She was born
June 30, 1831, and came to Utah Oct. 2, 1847, Jedediah M.
Grant company. Their children: Joseph b. Oct. 23, 1850, m.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



Ann Elizabeth Whiteley Jan. 24, 1869; James Henry b. Jan.
15, 1852, died: Sarah Jane b. Dec. 31, 1852, m. Byron Colton:
Rebecca Ann b. Nov. 6, 1854, m. Ezra Oakley; Samuel Moroni
b. Jan. 14, 1857, m. Nellie Mitchell; Susannah b. April 12,
1859, m. David Cluff; Isaiah b. Feb. 9, 1863; William Riley
b. Jan. 15, 1865. died; Mary Elizabeth b. Sept. 2, 1866, m.
Albert Singleton; John Gideon b. Jan. 8, 1S71, m. Emma Far-
rer; Byron Topham b. April 17, 1873, died. Family home
Prove, Utah.

Married Hannah Topham, who died March 31, 1913, child-
less.

Married Frances Carter.

High priest; second counselor to Bishop Myron Tanner.
Member Co. A, Mormon Battalion. Farmer. Died March 9,
1895, Provo, Utah.

CLARK, JOSEPH (son of Joseph Clark and Sarah Jane Top-
ham). Born Oct. 23, 1850, Provo, Utah.

Married Annie Elizabeth Whiteley Jan. 24, 1869, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Thomas Whiteley and Harriett Saner, of
Manchester, Eng., former a pioneer 1853). She was born
Aug. 8, 1850. Their children: Harriett b. June 10, 1871, died;
Joseph William b. May 13, 1874, m. Melvina Bennett; Jennie
b. April 9, 1876, m. John S. Buckley; James Byron b. March
6, 1879, m. Mamie Stubbs; Marion Earl b. June 23, 1882, m.
Annie Elizabeth James. Family home Provo, Utah.

Indian war veteran. Assisted in building the roads and
canals in Utah county. Farmer and fruit grower.



CLARK, SAMUEL G. Born 1800. Came to Utah 1847. Ezra
T. Benson company.

Married Roxine Frizzell. who was born 1800. Their chil-
dren: Samuel G. b. 1833; William H. b. Jan. 10, 1838, m. Mary
Ann Laing.

Member Co. E, Mormon Battalion. Died 1851 at Salt Lake
City.

CLARK, WILLIAM H. (son of Samuel G. Clark and Roxine
Frizzell). Born Jan. 10, 1838, Adams county. 111.

Married Mary Ann Latng, at Toquerville, Utah (daughter
of William T. Laing and Sarah Ann Browning, pioneers
1849, Orson Hyde company). She was born June 22, 1848,
in Pottawattamie county, Iowa, and died March 30, 1906,
Richfield, Utah. Their children: William H. b. Jan. 29, 1864,
d. aged 2 years; Samuel G. b. Feb. 4, 1866, m. Melissa Bean
Nov. 21, 1888; Mary E. b. April 6, 1868, m. Samuel Nebeker
Nov. 21. 1888; Annabel! b. May 22, 1870, m. Guy Lewis July
8, 1894; John Hyrum b. Oct. 14, 1873, died; Harriet b. Feb.
17, 1877, m. Alexander Elliott; Thomas E. b. Sept. 28, 1879;
Sarah b. March 29, 1882, m. C. F. Hiki June 10, 1903; Wallace
L. b. April 1, 1884, m. Hattie Williams Nov. 8, 1906; Jennie
Neal b. May 23, 1888. Family home Richfield, Utah.

Deputy sheriff of Weber county; chief of police of Ogden;
county sheriff and tax assessor and collector of Richfield
13 years; marshal at Richfield 8 years; city rtecorder at
Richfield 3 years; recorder of Sevier county 2 years; county
clerk 4 years. Chaplain in Utah legislature in 1893; mis-
sionary to Colorado two years; counselor in presidency of
Sevier stake 16 years; member of high council Sevier stake.



CLARK, THOMAS H. (son of Thomas Clark). Born May 7,
1805, Acton, Herefordshire, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 10, 1852.
Married Charlotte Gayley (daughter of William Gayley),
who was born Jan. 27, 1803. Their children: John W. b.
Jan. 12, 1826, m. Ann Micklewright Aug. 2, 1850; Ellen b.
Jan. 21, 1828, m. George W. Bryan; Eliza b. May 17, 1829, m.
Joseph Murdock; Hannah b. July 8, 1832, m. Charles G.
Parkinson: Ann b. April 8, 1834; Thomas H. b. May 10, 1836,
m. Margaret Quirk; Sarah b. Sept. 18, 1838; Mary Ann b.
Nov. 28, 1843, m. John Anderson; Charlotte b. Aug. 25, 1845,
m. John Rowberry. Family home Grantsville, Utah.

CLARK, JOHN WILLIAM (son of Thomas H. Clark and
Charlotte Gayley). Born Jan. 12, 1826, Bishopsfrome, Eng.

Married Ann Micklewright Aug. 2, 1850 (daughter of Wil-
liam Micklewright and Sarah Hatch), who was born July 24
1826. Cheltenham, Eng. Their children: Sarah Ann b. Dec.
21, 1852; Thomas H. b. Jan. 12, 1855. m. Rachel Hale Jan. 3,
1875: John William b. April 11, 1857, m. Selina Elizabeth
Lee Dec. 26, 1878; George M. b. April 23, 1859. m. Mary Whit-
tle; Lucy A. b. April 2, 1861, m. John A. Eliason Feb. 23,
1882; Emma Jane b. Sept. 18, 1863, m. William O. Jefferles;
Ann Elizabeth b. Sept. 25, 1865, m. Eugene T. Wooley;
Charles M. b. Jan. 8, 1869. Family home Grantsville, Utah.

High councilor; bishop's counselor. Farmer.

CLARK, JOHN WILLIAM (son of John W. Clark and
Ann Micklewright). Born April 11, 1867. Grantsville, Utah.

Married Sellna Elizabeth Lee Dec. 26. 1878 (daughter of
William Lee and Elizabeth Jasper, pioneers 1852), who was
born Oct. 15, 1856, Grantsville. Their children: Rena b. Feb.
10. 1881, m. C. J. Anderson Dec. 10. 1902; George Sidney, m.
Ethel M. Anderson Dec. 10, 1902; VInnle Ann m. Gustav E.
Anderson Dec. 5, 1906; Mamie, m. Parley P. Matthews Nov
24. 1909; Alice Leon, m. Roy T. Brown Nov. 23, 1910.

First counselor to Bishop A. K. Anderson 7 years; second
counselor to Bishop M. Wrathall 16 years. County commis-
sioner 1908-12. Farmer and stockmaiser.



was born 1820, and came to Utah with husoand. Their chil-
dren: Emily Jane. m. Joseph Saby; William Wheeler, m.
Polly Melissa Willies, m. Martha C. Ward; Martha Geneva,
m. William Evans; Mary Ann, m. George Erastus Zimmer-
man; Hannah Mariah, m. George Albert Wall; Juliet, died;
Rosilla, m. Hyrum Timothy. Family home Lehl, Utah.

Married Julia Ann Zimmerman (daughter of George Gott-
lob Zimmerman and Julia Ann Hoke of Franklin, Pa-, pio-
neers 1851). Their children: Baby, died; Roseanna, m. Mr.
Talbot.

Married Margaret Boardman. Their children: Thomas
Henry, m. Margaret Ann Fox; Mary Jane; James B., m.
Armetta Peterson.

Missionary to England; high priest; patriarch; bishop's
counselor. Road supervisor; Lehi city councilman and al-
derman. Farmer, stockraiser and sheepman. Died May 7,
1910, at Lehi.

CLARK, WILLIAM WHEELER (son of William Clark and
Jane Stephens). Born April 25, 1855, at Lehi, Utah.

Married Polly Melissa Willies (daughter of Ira Willies
and Melissa Lott), who was born Nov. 7, 1856. Their chil-
dren: Melissa Jane b. March 14, 1879, d. young; William
Wheeler b. Aug. 29, 1880, d. aged 16; Asa Jones b. Sept. 24,
1882, m. Julia Bone; Mary Francell b. Dec. 4, 1884, m. Frank
Fagan; Thomas Edgar b. Jan. 2, 1887, m. Gladys Leverage.
Family home Lehi, Utah.

Married Martha Caroline Ward, Sept. 4, 1889, Manti, Utah
(daughter of Burrell Ward and Catherine Livona Cooper, of
Manchester, Tenn.), who was born May 27, 1860. Their chil-
dren: Isaac Burrell, b. Sept. 28, 1890, d. infant; Sylvan Ward
b. Sept. 2, 1892; Lexie Mirl b. Sept. 21, 1897. Family home
Lehl, Utah.

High priest; presiding elder; ward teacher. Member Lehl
city council. Farmer and stockman.



CLARKE, AMOS (son of Edward Clarke, born 1795, and Ann
Jarvis, born 1806, both of Denbighshire, Wales). He was
born June 8, 1833, Rhosllanerchrugog, Denbighshire, Wales.
Came to Utah Sept. 11, 1866, Samuel D. White company.

Married Ann Johnston (daughter of Richard Johnston and
Ann Thomas), who was born Jan. 7, 1832. Their children:
Moses b. Sept. 6, 1854, d. Dec. 29, 1868; Anne b. March 18,
1856, m. John Jenkins; Elizabeth Jane b. Nov. 29, 1858, m.
William H. Griffin; Sarah Angeline b. June 17, 1861, m. Wil-
liam F. Rigby; Mary Caroline b. May 27, 1863, m. George C.
Rigby; Amos R. E. b. Dec. 12, 1868, m. Fidelia Haskell;
Lemuel George b. Feb. 10, 1871, m. Sephorah Jones Oct.
3, 1907; Samuel Thomas b. Sept. 12, 1874, d. Sept. 21. 1899,
while on mission in Cardiff, Wales, m. Olive Beck Dec. 23,



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