Tombstone Tuesday – April 27, 2021 – James Clarence Clark

James Clarence Clark was born in Lafayette Township, Allen County. Indiana on October 29,1867. He was the son of Robert and Catherine Amanda (Diffendorfer) Clark. Robert and Catherine Amanda Clark lived in Lafayette township, Allen County, Indiana in the 1870 Federal Census. They have two children ; James C (1867) and Minnie V (1869). Robert is a Harness Maker.

By the time of the 1880 Federal Census, Robert and Amanda (Catherine) have six children; James C, Minnie V., Theodore (1871), William (1873), Charles (1876), Markley U. (1878). They live in Zaneville, Wells County, Indiana. Robert is still making harnesses for a living. Robert and Amanda have two addition children after the 1880 Federal Census, Chase (1882) and Alma (1884)

James Clarence married Eva Maud Young on June 24, 1894 in Zanesville. Clarence J. Clark is listed in Zanesville in the 1900 Federal Census with his wife Maud and two children; Jewel (1896) and Leo (1899). Clarence lists his occupation as house painter. James and Maud had another son in 1900 just after the Federal Census, Raymond Clifford.

One hundred and fifteen years ago on April 27, 1906, James Clarence Clark died in Zanesville, Indiana at the age of thirty eight years old. He is buried in the Hoverstock, Cemetery with many other Clark Family members including his wife Maud Young Clark Hartup who remarried later in life.

Rest in peace, James Clarence!

Love Jan

James Clarence was my second cousin three time removed.

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