Records history for Richard P. Clark & Mary Slater

 

(Conrad W. Terrill, last updated 16 Oct. 2012)

 

Summary of family:

Richard P. Clark, b. 14 Mar. 1801 (per tombstone), MD

Mary Slater, b. 3 Jul. 1808 (per tombstone), MD

  Henry Clark, b. 14 Feb. 1838 (per death cert.)

  Elizabeth A. Clark, b. 14 Apr. 1840, MD

  Benjamin Clark, b. 1843/44, MD

  Robert Clark, b. 16 Aug. 1847 (or 1844/45), MD

  Charlotte Clark, b. 1848/49, MD

  Ella Bernard Clark, b. 30 May 1852, Texas, Balto. Co., MD

 

Birth date for Richard P.:

1820: 16-25, so b. 1794 to 1804, assuming this was him in John Clark household

1830: 30-39, so b. 1790 to 1800

1840: 30-39, so b. 1790 to 1800

1850: 48, so b. betw. 2 Jun. 1801 and 1 Jun. 1802

1860: 63, so b. betw. 2 Jun. 1796 and 1 Jun 1797

Tombstone: b. 14 Mar. 1801

Upshot: b. 14 Mar. 1801, but year is more likely ~1796-1797

 

1801-03-14: Richard P. Clark b. 14 Mar. 1801 according to tombstone (see 1864-02-11).

 

1808-07-03: Mary [(Slater)] Clark b. 3 Jul. 1808 according to tombstone (see 1892-04-01).

 

1830-xx-xx:  1830 US Census, Dist. 2, Balto. Co., MD, Richard Clark:

Free white males, 30-40:                  1              (Richard himself, ~29)

Slaves, male, < 10:                           2

 24-36:                                             3

 36-55:                                             1

Slaves, females, < 10:                       1

 24-36:                                             1

Free colored males, 10-24:               2

 24-36:                                             1

Source Citation: 1830 US Census; Census Place: District 2, Baltimore, Maryland; Page: 57; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 55; Family History Film: 0013178.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1837-04-20: Balto. City & Co. Marriage License, No. 506, Richard Clark & Mary Slater, Minister ---.  From a card index at the Maryland Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD, 2 June 1984.

 

1838-02-14: Henry Clark b. 14 Feb. 1838 according to tombstone (see 1908-08-14).

 

1840-04-14: Elizabeth Clark b. 14 Apr. 1840 per George J. Clark (from death certificate? d. 19 Feb. 1914).

 

1840-05-12: Baptism records in the register of St. Ignatius R.C. Church, Hickory, Harford Co., MD: Mary Clarke, Henry Clarke and Elizabeth Clarke; all bapt. 12 May 1840 by Rev. James Reid, father: Richard Clarke, sponsor: Francis Hunter.  Believed to have been baptized at the house of John Clark in what was to become Texas, MD.  Source: Maryland State Archives MSA SC 2686, parish register of St. Ignatius, p. 34.  See “The Richard P. Clark family in the register of St. Ignatius ...” for more detail.

 

1840-06-01:  1840 US Census, Dist. 2, Balto. Co., MD, Rcihard Clark:

Free white males:: <5:                       1              (Henry, ~2)

 30-39:                                             1              (Richard himself, ~39)

Free white females: < 5:                    1              (Elizabeth, 2 mos. in June)

 5-9:                                                 1              (Mary bapt. 12 May 1840?)

 20-29:                                             1              (Mary, ~32)

Slaves:                                              0              (12 of 30 households on page had at least one slave)

Persons in agriculture:                       1

Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: District 2, Baltimore, Maryland; Roll: 162; Page: 62; Image: 574; Family History Library Film: 0013182.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1846-08-15: Robert Clark b. 16 Aug. 1846 according to tombstone (see 1929-08-15).

 

1850-06-01a: 1850 US Census, 1st District, Balto. Co., MD, Richard Clark, 21 Nov. 1850

Richard Clark, 48, Labourer

Mary Clark, 41,

Henry Clark, 12,

Elizabeth Clark, 11,

Benj Clark, 6,

Robert Clark, 5,

Charlott Clark, 1,

All b. MD.

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 1, Baltimore, Maryland; Roll: M432_280; Page: 446B; Image: 498.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1852-05-30: Ella B. Clark b. 30 May 1852 according to tombstone (see 1898-09-01).

 

1860-06-01a: 1860 US Census, 8th District, Balto. Co., P.O. Cockeysville, MD, Richard Clark, 29 July 1860

Richard Clark, 63, Laborer

Mary Clark, 53

Henry Clark, 23, Laborer, $100 P.E.

Elizabeth Clark, 20

Benjamin Clark, 18, [Laborer]

Robert Clark, 14

Charlotte Clark, 11

Ellen Clark, 10

All b. MD

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: District 8, Baltimore, Maryland; Roll: M653_468; Page: 385; Image: 390; Family History Library Film: 803468.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1864-02-11: Richard P. Clark d. 11 Feb. 1864 according to tombstone in Sherwood Episcopal Church Cemetery, 5 Sherwood Road, Cockeysville, Baltimore Co., MD.  See Find A Grave memorial #16443936 (created by laelliott, added 3 Nov. 2006).  Transcription: “RICHARD P. CLARK / MAR. 14, 1801 / FEB. 11, 1864 / AGED 63 YEARS / MARY CLARK / JULY 3, 1808 / APR. 1, 1892 / AGED 84 YEARS / CLARK.”

 

1864-02-22: Death notice for Richard P. Clark in Balto. Sun, 22 Feb. 1864: “Suddenly, on Wednesday, 17th inst., near Texas, Baltimore county, RICHARD P. CLARK, in the 63d year of his age.  May he rest in peace.  Amen.”

 

1865-02-08: Ancestry.com database: Maryland Soldiers in the Civil War, Vol. 1

NAME.: Clark, Henry
RANK.: Corporal.
DATE OF ENLISTMENT OR MUSTER IN.: May 27, 1861
DATE OF MUSTER OUT OR DISCHARGE.: Feb. 8, 1865
REMARKS.: Veteran; wounded in action Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon R. R., Va.; discharged on acount of wounds received in action; loss of arm.

Source info:  With over 36,000 records of soldiers, sailors and marines in the Union Army and Navy from 1861 to 1865, this database is of interest to anyone with ancestors from Maryland who served in the Civil War. The data was obtained from official records of the Adjutant-General office, the War Department, State histories, and other records. This first volume embraces all of the troops accredited to the quota of the State of Maryland.

 

1870-06-01a: 1870 US Census, Eighth District, Balto. Co., P.O. Ellen Gowan, MD, Mary Clark, 19 Aug. 1870

Mary Clark, 62, Keeping House

Benj. [Clark], 27, Laborer, eligible to vote

Charlotte [Clark], 21,

Nellie [Clark], 19,

(Next dwelling enumerated was that of Ed. A. Sparks:)

Ed. A. Sparks, 38, Blacksmith, eligible to vote

Elizabeth [Sparks], 28, Keeping House

Richard [Sparks], 3,

Laurane [Sparks], (male), 8/12, b. Dec. 1869

All b. MD

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: District 8, BaltimoreMaryland; Roll: M593_569; Page: 404A; Image: 809; Family History Library Film: 552068.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1870-06-01b: 1870 US Census, 19th Ward, Balto. City (P.O.: Balto.), 20 Jun. 1870 (right person?)

Henry Clark, 33, R.R. Laborer, MD

Anna E. [Clark], 33, Keeping House, MD

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 19, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: M593_580; Page: 277A; Image: 73; Family History Library Film: 552079.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1878-xx-xx:  Baltimore County, Maryland, Directory, 1878 (New River Notes):  “ELLENGOWAN / Is on the N. C. R. W., 13 miles from Baltimore; land, limestone, can be bought at from $75 to $150 per acre, produces 30 bus. wheat, 30 to 40 corn, and 1 ton hay.  St. Joseph’s Church, two public schools. Population 150. Eliza Fitzgerald, Postmistress.” ...”Blacksmiths / ... Sparks, Edward”.  John Zink was a butcher in Cockeysville; Hyatt & Clark was a distillers in Cockeysville.

 

1880-06-01a: 1880 US Census, Texas, Balto. Co., MD, Mary Clark, 14 Jun. 1880

Mary Clark, 71, [head], widow, Keeping house, cannot write

Benjamin [Clark], 37, son, single, Works on Farm

Nellie [Clark], 26, daughter, single, Helps to keep house

Mary [Clark], 9, Granddaughter, single, At School

All b. MD, and parents b. MD

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Texas, Baltimore, Maryland; Roll: 495; Family History Film: 1254495; Page: 82B; Enumeration District: 239; Image: 0811.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1880-06-01b: 1880 US Census, 3rd Precinct, 20th Ward, Baltimore, MD, 4 Jun. 1880, 60 Brunet St.

Henry Clark, 42, [head], Lime dealer, MD, MD, MD

Annie [Clark], 39, wife, Keeping house, MD, MD, MD

Patrick Donnelly, 35, boarder, single, R.R. Clerk, Ireland, Ireland, Ireland

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland; Roll: 505; Family History Film: 1254505; Page: 413C; Enumeration District: 210; Image: 0407.  (Ancestry.com image)

 

1892-04-01: Mary Clark d. 1 Apr. 1892 according to tombstone in Sherwood Episcopal Church Cemetery, 5 Sherwood Road, Cockeysville, Baltimore Co., MD.  See Find A Grave memorial #16443942 (created by laelliott, added 3 Nov. 2006).  See 1864-02-11 for transcription.