Thomas C. Clark and Leah Boyer

Thomas C. Clark and Leah Boyer

Thomas C. Clark, born 20 May 1828 in Bellafonte, Centre Co., PA, and died 28 Mar 1911 in Sistervillle, Tyler Co., WV. She was the son of James Clark (born 9 Dec 1787, died 18 Aug 1868) and Mary Meichtley/Bickley Clark (born 17 Feb 1804, died 29 Mar 1887). James Clark was married second to Rhuanna Clark.

He was a farmer and teamster.

He married Leah Boyer in 1847 in Clarion Co., PA. She was born 17 Nov 1829 in Union Co., PA and died 16 Mar 1889 in Warren Co., PA. Leah's parents were John Reinhart Boyer and Anna Maria Shambach.

Children of Thomas Clark and Leah Boyer

1 SARAH ELLEN CLARK (BORN 9 OCT 1848-DIED 4 SEP 1852)

2 MARY E CLARK
B: 02 Apr 1850 @ CLARION CO/PA
M: 10 Jan 1881 to HENRY TAYLOR @ PENNSYLVANIA
D: 15 Feb 1941 @ PENNSYLVANIA
CEMETERY: LUTHERAN ST PETERSBURG/RICHLAND TOWNSHIP/CLARION/PA

3 JAMES RALPH CLARK
B: 29 Feb 1852 @ KEATINGS FURNACE/RICHLAND TOWNSHIP/CLARION/PA
M: 09 Jul 1874 to EMILY "EMMA" BERLIN @ PENNSYLVANIA (Widowed)
RM: MAY 1886 to SARAH GILBERT @ JAMESTOWN/CHAUTAUQUA/NY (Widowed)
RM: to MARTHA G MOORE (JONES) CLARK (BORN 2 AUG 1871-DIED 1 FEB 1925)
@ PENNSYLVANIA (Widowed)
D: 26 May 1925 @ OIL CITY/VENANGO/PA
CEMETERY: GROVE HILL OIL CITY/FRANKLIN/VENANGO/PA
OCCUPATION: LIVERY STABLE PROPRIETOR

4 SAMUEL FRANCIS CLARK
B: 15 May 1854 @ SALEM TOWNSHIP/CLARION/PA
M: 18 Sep 1876 to ELIZABETH KISSINGER CLARK FISHER
(BORN MAR 1859-DIED 1934) @ SALEM TOWNSHIP/CLARION CO/PA
D: 07 Jun 1907 @ OIL CITY/VENANGO/PA
CEMETERY: GROVE HILL OIL CITY/VENANGO/PA
OCCUPATION: LIVERY STABLE C0-OWNER + OIL CITY COUNCILMAN
LAST RESIDENCE: SHORT ST/OIL CITY/VENANGO/PA

5 SARAH ELLEN CLARK
B: 18 Mar 1856 @ CLARION CO/PA
M: 14 Sep 1872 to JAMES ALBERT ANDERSON @ PENNSYLVANIA (Widowed)
D: 12 Sep 1933 @ COLUMBUS/FRANKLIN/OH
CEMETERY: MARION CITY MARION/MARION CO/OH
LAST RESIDENCE: 90 WEST NORTHWOOD AVE/COLUMBUS/FRANKLIN/OH

6 AMANDA JANE CLARK
B: 13 Mar 1858 @ SALEM TOWNSHIP/CLARION CO/PA
M: 18 Jun 1874 to ALEXANDER BLACK DEEMER @ PENNSYLVANIA (Widowed)
D: 25 Jun 1948 @ TARENTUM/ALLEGHENY/PA
CEMETERY: BETHEL LUTHERAN BETHEL TOWNSHIP/ARMSTRONG/PA
LAST RESIDENCE: ARMSTRONG CO/PA

7 CLARA ANN CLARK
B: 09 Aug 1860 @ CLARION CO/PA
D: 03 Feb 1934 @ FOXBURG/CLARION/PA
LAST RESIDENCE: FOXBURG/CLARION/PA

8 LAURETTA IDELLA CLARK
B: 16 Nov 1862 @ CLARION CO/PA
M: 19 Oct 1883 to JAMES L MUNSINGER (BORN SEP 1859-
@ PENNSYLVANIA (Widowed)
D: 07 Mar 1929 @ PERRY TOWNSHIP/ALLEN/OH
CEMETERY: WOODLAWN LIMA/ALLEN/OH
LAST RESIDENCE: ST JOHNS RD/PERRY TOWNSHIP/ALLEN/OH

9 GEORGE HARVEY CLARK
B: 05 Aug 1864 @ CLARION CO/PA
M: 27 Sep 1893 to ADA MAE SMOCK @ PENNSYLVANIA (Widowed)
D: 25 Sep 1956 @ ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP/WESTMORELAND/PA
CEMETERY: BELLE VERNON ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP/WESTMORELAND/PA
OCCUPATION: GAS WELL DRILLER
LAST RESIDENCE: 536 FAYETTE ST/ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP/WESTMORELAND/PA

10 EFFIE IETTA CLARK
B: 29 Apr 1869 @ CORNPLANTER TOWNSHIP/VENANGO/PA
M: 1888 to WILLIAM M MILLER @ PENNSYLVANIA
D: 29 Apr 1964 @ TEXAS
CEMETERY: SUNSET MEMORIAL ODESSA/ECTOR/TX

Submitted by Jim Walton, great great grandson

Thomas Clark's second wife.

I have information to add to this page. Thomas Clark, after Leah died in 1889, married Ruhama Liston Doran b 1850 d Dec 31, 1926 Salem Oregon. Ruhama is my husband's great grandmother. Ruhama Liston married Francis Doran who died in 1883. They had several children. Ruhama being 33 years old, when he died, married Thomas Clark in 1893. (She would be 43 years old at that time...Thomas would have been 65 yrs at the time of their marriage) Ruhama had a child Jessie E. Clark (Lowe) May 21, 1891. The child was around 2 when they married. She had the name Clark, so Thomas must have adoped her. After their marriage they had two more children. Bessie Grace Clark b Aug 1894 and Thomas M. Clark b Jan 1897.
I question this picture being Leah with Thomas Clark. Look at the ages of the two shown. The lady is clearly much younger than the man. There was only a little over a years difference in Leah and Thomas's age. I know people didn't write names on the back of pictures and I believe the picture may have said Thomas and wife. Someone who didn't know he was married the second time, may have taken for granted this was Leah. I believe this is Thomas and Ruhama's wedding picture. She being 43 and he being 65.
That's what I think!! I welcome any other coments on this matter. Would love to hear from some of the grandchildren or greatgrandchildren of Leah and Thomas Clark.

Clarks from Tyler County, Sisterville, West Virginia

I am interested in the genealogy of Thomas C. Clark. My great grandparents lived in Sisterville, W. Va. in the late 1800 and early 1900's. I am trying to find their line back. John is my great grandfather born in 1837 and Eliza Calhoun is my great grandmother. Any help would be appreciated. They are buried in Sisterville. Dee

Tom and leah clark ancestry

Only Tom is buried in sistersville. The stone is black granite and has held up well. My great grandfather paid for it. His wife, leah, who was from warren is buried either in garland or warren pa. I have a picture of the grave stone and couldn't find in in 2011 but plan to look again on my next trip. It is possibly broken.
I am the owner of the picture in this post not Jim walton.
I will look again at my clark family tree to see if there a relation.
Thanks

Tom and leah clark ancestry

You made a good point about Tom clark remarrying. I believe you are right because I remember this in my notes and the name Bessie too. I will revisit this and further research it.
The posted picture is mine, not Jim walton's. I am the great granddaughter of George Harvey clark. I plan to dig out the photo to see if writing is on the back.
I found Tom Clarks grave in sistersville wv and not yet found leah Boyer Clarks grave. I inherited a picture of the grave stone and will look again for it in warren or garland pa soon. My last trip was in 2011.
Also I know where Tom Clarks parents are buried and visit their graves when I am in the area.
Thanks for sharing info. Perhaps we can exchange more.
Sue

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