Biography of James M. Clark
Yates County, NY Biographies





Clark, James M., was born March 19, 1834, in Milo (now a part of Torrey), was reared a farmer and received a good education at Starkey Seminary. At the age of twenty two he purchased the farm of 260 acres on which stood the log meeting house of the Friends, erected in 1790. Here he resided twenty one years. He also practiced land surveying. In 1878 he removed to Dresden, where he now resides, being engaged as, carpenter and builder. His townsmen elected him supervisor of Torrey in 1872 and again in 1874. He has also served as justice of the peace. March 18, 1874, he married Nancy A. Swarthout, of Milo, and they have a son, A. J., born March 20, 1875, and a daughter, May, born May 5, 1877.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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