Elizabeth Clark1

#1273, (22 August 1794 - 13 January 1883)
Father*James Clark1 (1765 - 1852)
Mother*Susanna Johnson1 (1765 - 1837)

Family

Elisha Bridges b. 1788, d. 1861
Children 1.Patsy Bridges+1 (1813 - 1896)
 2.Susannah Bridges+1 (1815 - 1891)
 3.Anna Bridges1 (1817 - 1818)
 4.James Clark Bridges+1 (1819 - 1899)
 5.Nancy Bridges1 (1821 - 1822)
 6.John Garland Bridges16 (1823 - 1911)
 7.Elisha Bridges Jr+16 (1825 - )
 8.Judith Bridges16 (1828 - 1855)
 9.Rebecca Bridges16 (1828 - 1893)
 10.Mary R. Bridges16 (1831 - 1885)
 11.Benjamin Bridges+16 (1833 - 1891)
 12.Elizabeth G. Bridges16 (1837 - 1857)
Birth*22 August 1794She was born on 22 August 1794 at Nottoway, Southampton Co., VirginiaG.2 
1797She removed with James Clark and Susanna Johnson to Hamilton Co., OhioG, in 1797 from Virginia.3 
circa 1812 As of circa 1812,her married name was Bridges.1 
Marriage*4 October 1812She married Elisha Bridges, son of John Benjamin Bridges and Hannah Garland, on 4 October 1812 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; rec. 14 Nov 1812.4,5,1 
1820She and Elisha Bridges appeared on the census of 1820 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; no daughters listed; neis. John Bridges, ln 4; James Clarke, ln 2; Samuel Johnson, ln 6; Jeptha Johnson, ln 7; Powel Corbly, ln 8; Hannah Abbott, ln 9.6 
1830She and Elisha Bridges appeared on the census of 1830 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; nei. John "Boggart", fam 378.7 
26 July 1836In James Clark's will dated 26 July 1836, Elizabeth Clark was named as an heir; (Orson not mentioned.)8 
1840She and Elisha Bridges appeared on the census of 1840 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (neis. Edw Gray and Susannah née Bridges, line 5; Hannah Abbott, line 6.)9 
3 July 1860She and Elisha Bridges appeared on the census of 3 July 1860 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (neis. son Benjamin, fam. 545; dau. Susannah, fam. 546; Theodocia _____ Johnson, fam. 558.)10 
Probate19 March 1861She was listed as a beneficiary in Elisha Bridges's will on 19 March 1861 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.11 
2 July 1870She appeared on the census of 2 July 1870 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (neis. sons Elisha Jr and Benjamin, dau. Susannah.)12 
17 June 1880She appeared on the census of 17 June 1880 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (neis. sons Elisha and Benjamin, dau. Susannah.)13 
Death*13 January 1883She died on 13 January 1883 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, at age 88.14 
Burial*16 January 1883She was buried on 16 January 1883 at Bridges Family Cemetery, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.1,15 

Citations

  1. [S158] Pedigree Resource File MM73-CRP, entry for Bridges, online FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S158] Pedigree Resource File MM73-CRP, online FamilySearch.org, Sources: 1)Johnson.FTW; 2)Rootsweb.com/~ohhamilt/bridgesfam.html; Contributed by Beth Graves, March 2000
    3)"James Clark, Founder of an Ohio Clark Family", by Walter B. Smith II, OGS Report 26:1 (1986): File Clark Doc 006.
  3. [S174] S. B. Nelson and J. M. Runk, editors, History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio: Their Past and Present (Cincinnati: S.B. Nelson & Co., 1894), p. 931.
  4. [S780] Hamilton County Ohio Marriage Records 1791-1820, online \rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohhamilt/hamiltonpioneermarr.htm\, Bridges, Elisha; Elisabeth Clark; 14 Nov 1812; Minister of the Gospel John Corbly. Hereinafter cited as Hamilton Co OH Marr 1791-1820.
  5. [S353] U.S. War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815, NARA Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812; M602, 234 rolls, Record Group RG 94, online Ancestry.com, Pvt., Capt. Hosbrook's Co., Ohio Mil.; Numbers W. O. 1027 and W. C. 392; Survey Land 20216-80-50 (canceelled) and 23154-160-55; Residence 1850, 1855 Hamilton Co., Ohio and 1871 Mt. Washington, Hamilton Co., Ohio; Widow Eliza Bridges, maiden name Elizabeth Clark, marriage Oct. 4, 1812; death of soldier Mar. 10, 1861; death of widow Jan. 13, 1883.
  6. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (26-44); Elizabeth (26-44); 1 m <10 [James Clark], 1 m 16-18, 2 m 18-25.
  7. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (40-49); Elizabeth (30-39); 1 m (<5), 1 m (5-9), 1 m (10-14); 2 f (<5), 2 f (15-19).
  8. [S714] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court, Will Index and Books (1791- ), online www.probatect.org/courtrecordsarchive/willindex.htm, Vol. 9, pp. 269-271 (restored records). James Clark of Hamilton Co., will of 26 Jul 1836, probate 9 Sep 1852. Beneficiaries 1. sons James and Shelly, all lands, house, mill, to be divided between them; 2. remainder to be equally divided among children Orgia, Patsy, Eliza, Nancy and Johnson. Witnesses Mariot Johnson and Isaiah Johnson (appeared at Probate Court ), and Peter Buntin, Benjamin Sparks and James C Johnson.
  9. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (50-59); Elizabeth (40-49); 1 m (5-10), 1 m (10-15), 2 m (15-20); 1 f (<5), 1 f (5-10), 2 f (10-15).
  10. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (72), b. MA, farmer, own real estate; Elizabeth (66), b. VA.
  11. [S714] Hamilton Co. Probate Court Will Books, online www.probatect.org/courtrecordsarchive/willindex.htm, Will Book 12:553-4; (transcription of record lost in courthouse fire); names wife Elizabeth sole heir while she lives; after her death, all to four children: John G., Elishe [sic] Jr., Rebecca and Benjamin; son Elishe sole executor.
  12. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Eliza (75), b. OH, keeping house, personal estate $500.
  13. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Eliza (85), b. and parents b. VA.
  14. [S353] U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815; M602, 234 rolls, Record Group RG 94, online Ancestry.com, Pvt., Capt. Hosbrook's Co., Ohio Mil.; Numbers W. O. 1027 and W. C. 392; Bounty Land 20216-80-50 (cancelled) and 23154-160-55; Residence 1850, 1855 Hamilton Co., Ohio and 1871 Mt. Washington, Hamilton Co., Ohio; Widow Eliza Bridges, maiden name Elizabeth Clark, marriage Oct. 4, 1812; death of soldier Mar. 10, 1861; death of widow Jan. 13, 1883.
  15. [S157] Hilda Johnson, transcriber, Bridges Family Cemetery, Hamilton County, Ohio (Jensen, Shirlene L., July 2001).
  16. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (69), farmer, own real estate, b. MA; Eliza (56), b. VA.