Biography of Clark Nellis of Pavilion, NY

Clark Nellis, born March 15, 1851, is a son of John J. and Elizabeth (Fox) Nellis, both of Montgomery County. John J. was a farmer, served as assessor for 40 years, and held other offices. He reared a family of five sons and three daughters. His father was John I. Nellis, Jr., a soldier of 1812, who married Anna Christman, of Montgomery County. They had one son and three daughters. His father was John L., who reared four sons and three daughters, and served as captain in the war of the Revolution. The father of John L. was Lewis Nellis, who came from Germany. The mother of Clark Nellis was a daughter of John C. and Mary (Myers) Fox. John C. Fox, who served in the War of 1812, was a son of Christopher and Margaret (Nellis) Fox. Christopher was a soldier in the Revolution, and reared four sons. Clark Nellis received a common school education. He married, first, in January, 1876, Jeanette England, and second, Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Saltsman. She has one child by her first husband.

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