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Benjamin Thomas Clark and Ann Southwell

Journal by MsMeridy

Benjamin Clark was born on February 20th 1799 in Cambridge. The son of Thomas Benjamin Clark and Elizabeth Eusden Bell. He was Christened on 24th March 1799 at St Peters, Cambridge.

Ann Southwell was born on 18th September 1815 at Cambridge, England.
and was Christened on the same day. She was the daughter of Charles Southwell and Sarah Freestone.

Benjamin married Ann Southwell on 25th May 1850 in Chesteron, Cambridge, England.

This was his second marriage as his first wife Ann Leaford Shuker died on 24th June 1848 aged 47.

Ben and Ann Southwell had four children together- three boys and one girl.

Lorenzo Southwell Clark born 14/5/1852 and died 19/12/1923 at Salt Lake City. Buried December 1923.

Heber Abraham Southwell Clark born 28/2/1855 and died 30/5/1863

Ellen Merinda Clark born 2/5/1857 at Salt Lake City

Charles William Seymour Clark born about 1859 at Salt Lake City

Benjamin Thomas Clark died at Sugarhouse in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on 4th November 1867. He was buried at the Salt Lake Cemetery in November 1867.

Ann died 7th June 1897 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Surnames: BELL CLARK LEAFORD SEYMOUR SHUKER SOUTHWELL
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MsMeridy , from Goorambat, Victoria, Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2007. is researching the following names: TOLLIDAY, CLARK, MILES and 65 other(s).

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by gmansitka on 2009-10-24 11:45:19

I am a direct descendant of B. T. Clark (Sr) and I enjoy reading your journals. Your comments about Charles Jonas Clark filled in some gaps for me in my own family tree. May I point out a question I have about your posting concerning the family of B. T. Clark: Ann Southwell Seymour (widow) had one son (Charles William Seymour (birth 1840) by her first marriage to William Seymour. This son (Charles William Seymour) was a step-son (not adopted) and lived with B.T's family. Hence his name was on any census rolls for Utah. I do not know where some researchers have come up with a birthdate of 1859 in Utah for a Charles William Seymour Clark. All the published histories for B. T. Clark and his wives do not mention more than 3 children for his wife Ann (Lorenzo, Heber, and Ellen). His history can be viewed online at freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~archibald/bt-clark Gordon K Larson

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