James Clark

M, b. 1833, d. 28 August 1910
Headstone - James Clark, Mt Peace, Lawnside, NJ
Last Edited18 Nov 2013
Note* James Clark Markings on Surgeon's Certificate graphics, hepatic dullness.1 
Description He was described as bound to Salisbury Reynolds at Crompton, Queen Anne County, Maryland.2 
Birth He was born at Kent County, Maryland.3 
Birth*1833 He was born in 1833.4 
Marriage*1862 He married Esther Ann Thompson in 1862 at Eastern Shore, Maryland.5 
Description*15 Feb 1865 James Clark was described as 31 years old, 5'7 1/2 in height, complexion, eyes and hair black on 15 Feb 1865. 
Milit-MusterIn*15 Feb 1865 He mustered in on 15 Feb 1865 at Easton, Pennsylvania; Private, Company D 24th Regiment U. S. Colored Infantry.6 
Milit-Enlistment*15 Feb 1865 He enlisted in the military for a one year term on 15 Feb 1865 at Easton, Pennsylvania, at the age of.3 
Occupation*15 Feb 1865 He was a laborer on 15 Feb 1865.3 
Milit-MusterIn6 Mar 1865 He mustered in on 6 Mar 1865 at Camp William Penn, Chelten Hills, Pennsylvania.6 
Milit-MusterOut*1 Oct 1865 He mustered out on 1 Oct 1865 at Richmond, Virginia.7 
Residence*Nov 1865 He lived J. Reynold's farm for about six months and then at mother-inlaw's, 2.5 miles away, for about two years. Then he moved to Robert Masseys for about a year. The he lived with McGinnis for two years. in Nov 1865 at Kent County, Maryland.8,9 
Residence1871 He lived in 1871 at Acorn Alley, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.10 
Residence1874 He lived in 1874 at Camden, New Jersey.11 
Employment*1875 He was employed by Edward B. Stone for 14 or 15 years in 1875 at Camden, New Jersey.12 
Event-Misc*5 Jun 1890 He was (an unknown value) on 5 Jun 1890 at 828 Broadway, Camden, New Jersey.13 
Residence9 Mar 1891 He lived on 9 Mar 1891 at 633 Chestnut Street, Camden, New Jersey.14 
Event-Misc27 Mar 1891 He was approved for a pension due to rheumatism and disease of the heart at a reate of $8 on 27 Mar 1891.15 
Census*13 Jun 1900 He appeared on the census of 13 Jun 1900 at 720 Silver Street, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey;
Household:
Clarke, James, head, b, m, Mar? 1834, 63, m, 38, MD, MD, MD, farm laborer, can read/write
Clarke, Esther, wife, b, f, Mar 1846, 54, m, 38, 9, 5, MD, MD, MD, cannot read/write
Clarke, Charles, g-son, b, m, July 1896, 3, NJ, MD, MD.16 
Residence1 Mar 1904 He lived on 1 Mar 1904 at 720 Silver Street, Camden, New Jersey.17 
Residence25 Feb 1907 He lived on 25 Feb 1907 at 307 Spruce Street, Camden, New Jersey.18 
Burial*Aug 1910 He was buried in Aug 1910 at 329 White Horse Pike, Lawnside, Camden, New Jersey; Transcription:
JAMES CLARK
PRIVATE CO. D. 24. REGT
U.S. COL'D INFT
AUG 28. 1910.
AGE 77 YEARS.4 
Note16 Aug 1910 He was nursed by Thomas Hines (AKA Henry Thomas) and son-in law on 16 Aug 1910.19 
Death*28 Aug 1910 He died on 28 Aug 1910 at 923 Walnut Street, Camden, New Jersey.4,19 
BurialAug 1910 He was buried in Aug 1910; Funeral home receipt with a great description of transportation and a mention of Soldier's row.19 

Children of James Clark and Esther Ann Thompson

Citations

  1. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Surgeon's Certificate, 23 May 1900.
  2. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Letter from James Clark, 9 January 1908.
  3. [S219] James Clark, Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 20th through 25th, M1823, roll 73, Company Descriptive Book, frame 152.
  4. [S60] James Clark Cemetery Marker, Mt. Peace Cemetery, Lawnside, Camden, New Jersey.
  5. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Questionnaire, 7 February 1898.
  6. [S219] James Clark, Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 20th through 25th, M1823, roll 73, Company Muster-in Descriptive Rolll, frame 153.
  7. [S219] James Clark, Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 20th through 25th, M1823, roll 73, Company Muster-out Roll, frame 158.
  8. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Questionnaire, 19 October 1899.
  9. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Response to Call for History for Claimant's Disability, January 1891.
  10. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Response to Call for History of Claimant's Disability, Jan 1891.
  11. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Reponse to Call for History of Claimant's Disability, January 1891.
  12. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, General Affidavit of Edward B. Stone, 7 August 1890.
  13. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Declaration for an Original Invalid Pension, 5 June 1890.
  14. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, General Affidavit of James Clark, 9 March 1891.
  15. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Invalid Pension, Act of June 27, 1890, 27 March 1891.
  16. [S314] 13 June 1900 1900 U. S. census, Camden County, New Jersey, population schedule, Camden, enumeration district [ED] 66, Supervisor's District [SD] 6, sheet 20B, dwelling 423, family 436, unknown repository address, accessed: 21 September 2008.
  17. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Declaration for Invalid Pension, Act of May 9 1900, 1 March 1904.
  18. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Declaration for Pension, Act of February 6, 1907.
  19. [S286] James CLark (Pvt., Co. D 24th, United States Colored Infantry, Civil War), SC 558063; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, 1861-1934, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Application for Reimbursement, Act of February 1907, 26 September 1910.