Richard Lancaster Clark

M, (7 May 1809 - 13 November 1876)
Father-Biological*Ichabod Clark1 b. 12 Oct 1777, d. c 1829
Mother-Biological*Mary Lancaster1 b. 12 Aug 1777
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Last Edited=19 Jun 2022
Gravestone of Richard L. Clark
     Richard Lancaster Clark was born on 7 May 1809 at Levant, Maine.1 He was the son of Ichabod Clark and Mary Lancaster.1

Richard Lancaster Clark, age 21, married Lucinda Thompson, age 20 , daughter of Seth Thompson and Lucy Holt, on 30 April 1831. Richard, appeared on the US Census of 1840. The enumeration reads:

1 - Free White Persons - Males - Under 5
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39
1 - Free White Persons - Females - Under 5
3- Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69
7- Free White Persons - Under 20
2- Free White Persons - 20 thru 49
10- Total Free White Persons
10- Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves.2


According to the Federal Census in 1850, Richard was a farmer.3 He, age 40 years, appeared as head of household on the census of 1850 at Hermon, Maine.3 He, age 50 years, appeared as head of household on the census of 1860 at Hermon, Maine.4 According to the Canadian Census in 1860, Richard was a farmer.4 Heappeared on the US Census of 1870 in the household of Taylor T. Clark and Abiah ______ at Hermon, Maine.5 Richard was a farm laboer in 1870.5 He died on 13 November 1876 at Hermon, Maine, at age 67.6,7 He was buried on 23 November 1876 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hermon, Maine.6,7

Compeller's Notes:
Early Marriage: There is a Richard L. Clark with a census record for 1830, a year before his marriage. It shows a Richard and a female, probably a wife. Did Richard Lancaster Clark have a first wife?

Children of Richard Lancaster Clark and Lucinda Thompson

Citations

  1. WikiTree. Online https://www.wikitree.com/
  2. Census Bureau. 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2010.
  3. Census Bureau. 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2009.
  4. Census Bureau. 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2009.
  5. Census Bureau. 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2009.
  6. Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection. Maine, U.S., Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, 1780-1990. Lelhi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2016.
  7. Find-a-Grave. Online https://www.findagrave.com/