Biography of Alexander Clark of Le Roy, NY

Alexander Clark, son of William, was born May 28, 1819, in County Monaghan, Ireland, a son of William and Ann (Anderson) Clark, natives of the same place. They had three sons and three daughters, as follows: Alexander, William, David, Martha, Mary A., and Sarah. William, Sr., with his family, came to the United States in 1849, and located in Mumford. In 1868 he located where Alexander now resides, where he died, aged about 8o years. He was an Episcopalian. Ann (Anderson) Clark was a daughter of John Anderson, a farmer, who had three sons and three daughters, and came to the United States and settled in Geneses County. Alexander Clark, who was reared on a farm, came to the United States in November, 1847, and settled in Mumford, and located where he now resides in 1868. He married, June 19, 1872, Jane, daughter of James and Elizabeth (Wood) Wilson, all of whom came from County Down, Ireland, in 1851, and settled in Wheatland Center. The children were Robert and John, of Nebraska, and Jane. Mr. and Mrs. Clark's children are William J., Libbie A., Jennie D., Martha G., and Alexander E. David Clark, brother of Alexander, served in the 8th N. Y. Cav., and was wounded by a ball entering the right side of his mouth, which was taken out at the back of his head.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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