Biography of H. L. Clark
Tipton County, IN Biographies





H. L. CLARK, farmer, is a native of Fairfax County, Va., and was born August 22, 1815. When he was seventeen years old, his father, Josius M. Clark, removed to Harrison County, Ky., where he remained until his death, April 21, 1845, at the age of seventy five. H. L. Clark, engaged in farming a short time in Kentucky, and was married, Febru­ary 13, 1838, in Harrison County, Ky., to Miss Elizabeth Peld. He removed to Randolph County, Ind., in 1840, and later located in Rush County;'he came to Tipton County in 1856, and located upon Section 30, on eighty acres of land, forty acres of which he entered; he came to the county by wagon, and cut his way through the forest to reach his lot; he built a house and succeeded in clearing sixty five acres of land. Mr. and Mrs. Clark had five children; Josius M., ex County Surveyor, Caroline M. Winans, William W., Marion E. (deceased), ex County Recorder, and Hannah J. Glass (deceased). Mrs. Elizabeth Clark died January 10, 1880. Mr. Clark is an old pioneer and early settler. He is a worthy citizen in his community, and an active member of the Democratic party.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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