Biography of Peter C. Clark
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Clark, Peter C., was born in Chatham, Columbia county, N. Y., Sept. 7, 1831. He was a son of Robert B. and Catherine (Hare) Clark, he born in Chatham, and she in Schoharie county, N. Y. The grandfather of Mr. Clark was Ruloff Clark, an early settler of Chatham where he died; he was a Free Mason. The father of Mr. Clark was a Free Mason and a blacksmith. He spent his last days in Warren county, N.Y. Peter Clark was reared in Brockport, N. Y., and educated in the common schools. He is a blacksmith by trade, which trade he followed for twenty years; his health failing he went into the mercantile isiness in Castleton on a turnpike. He kept the Rensselaerwytek Hotel at Casdeton for ten years; previous to that time he was proprietor of a hotel at East Greenish for six years. He is at present in the mercantile isiness Mr. Clark was captain of Company C, 72d Regt. Vermont National Guards under Col. Miller and Col. J. R. Davis.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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