Biography of Mrs. Harriet Clark (w/o Veranus)
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Clark, Harriet, is the widow of Veranus Clark, born in Almond Village, Allegany county, N. Y., March 18, 1833. He was educated in the public schools of that day, and for many years was a carpenter and builder, though his last years were Spent in farming. November 3, 1856, he married Harriet Boyer, of Lodi, Seneca county, and they had four children, Clarence B., and Adoiphe, who are taking charge of the homestead farm for their mother, Mary F., and Maud S. The latter married Walter J. Genung, of Ithaca, and they have one son, Claude. Clark died July 27, 1890. Hugh Boyer, father of Mrs. Clark, was born in Kent county, Md., May 7, 1801, and came to this county when twenty two years old. He married Mary Paine, of Sag Harbor, L. L., and they had three children: Marshall, who died at the age of two years; Harriet, and Augustine, who married Kate Campbell, of New Jersey. Mr. Bover died October 11, 1863, and his wife May 17, 1854. Mrs. Boyer's father, Sylvanus Paine, was a soldier in the Revolution. The ancestry of the family is English on both sides.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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