Courtland W Clark1

#26251, (circa 1836 - )
Father*Shelley W Clark1 (1806 - 1847)
Mother*Sarah Jane Millspaugh1 (c 1814 - )


Mary Jane Armstrong b. c 1835
Children 1.William Clark8 (c 1864 - )
 2.Albert Clark8 (c 1866 - )
 3.Erma Clark8 (c 1877 - )
Birth*circa 1836He was born circa 1836 at OhioG.1 
11 September 1850He appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 in the household of James Clark, age 14, b. NY sic; (nei. James and Mary Clark, fam. 601.)2 
20 June 1860He appeared on the census of 20 June 1860 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.3 
Marriage*10 January 1861He married Mary Jane Armstrong on 10 January 1861 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.4 
Probate19 March 1861He witnessed the probate of the estate of Elisha Bridges on 19 March 1861 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.5 
11 August 1870He and Mary Jane Armstrong appeared on the census of 11 August 1870 at Tippecanoe Twp., Henry Co., IowaG; (neis. Sarah J Armstrong with daus., fam. 314; N E and Charlotte Armstrong, fam. 313.)6 
7 June 1880He and Mary Jane Armstrong appeared on the census of 7 June 1880 at Oakland, Henry Co., IowaG; (nei. N E and Charlotte Armstrong, fam. 87.)7 


  1. [S1678] Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998, index and images, online, Hamilton > Wills, Vol 1-2, 1801-1863, imgs. 188-189/606. Hamilton Co. Will Record Vol. 1, pp. 304-306, FHL Film 355097. Last will of Shelley Clark of Hamilton Co., 3 Oct 1846. Names wife Sarah Jane, children Harvey M, Courtland W, Perlina, Celeste and Virginia. Witn. Mariot Johnson, James Clark and George W Clark. Proved 9 Sep 1852. (This volume includes reconstructed records following the burning of the Court house on 29 Mar 1884).
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. James (85), b. VA, farmer, real estate value $5000.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. C W (24), b. OH, farmer, real estate value $1700, personal estate $300.
  4. [S419] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994/1997/2013, index and images, online
  5. [S714] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court, Will Index and Books (1791- ), online, Will Book 12:553-4; (transcription of record lost in courthouse fire). Last will of Elisha Bridges, res. Hamilton Co. OH, 12 Sep 1857. 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; Witn. Harvey Clark, Courtland Clark, and William O Clark. Proved 19 Mar 1861. [Note: not known why the other living children were not named]
  6. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. C W (31), b. OH, miller, real estate value $6000, personal estate $1000; Mary J (34), b. OH, keeping house.
  7. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Court. W (44), b. and father b. OH, mother b. NY, farmer; Mary (45), b. and parents b. OH, keeping house.
  8. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.