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John S. Clark
Cass Twp.

John S. Clark, one of the prominent farmers of Cass Towhship, was a son of Newton and Sophia Clark, natives of Connecticut and New Jersey, respectively. They died in the State of New York. The subject of this notice was born in New York, June 3, 1820. He was educated in his native State, where he learned the carpenter's trade, which he has principally followed since. He came to Cass Township in 1854 and bought the farm, on which he now lives, of 80 acres, on section 7. He married in 1847, Phoebe J., daughter of Harmon and Filura (Hyde) Reeves, natives of New England; by this union there are three children-- Eugene Harmon, born Sept. 13, 1849, died in 1869; Mary, born April 7, 1851, died in 1872, was married and left two children; Ida M., born May 28, 1857. His wife, Phoebe J., died in December, 1872. He votes the Republican ticket. He is a believer in universal salvation.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 692-93
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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