Saturday, July 20, 2013

Jotham Clark Of Conesus

From New York, Land Records, 1630-1975 Livingston Deeds 1829-1831, at FamilySearch:

A 20 July 1830 deed, 8-309, between Thomas M. Huntington, a New York merchant, and Mary, his wife, of the first part, and Jotham Clark, of the town of Conesus (late town of Freeport).....Lot Number 136...

Excerpted from the Annual meeting of the Livingston County Historical Society, Volumes 1-15:


Ichabod Clark was born at Bedford, Westchester county, N. Y., in 1766, and at the age of twenty was married to Sarah Weed aged fifteen years.

Here Jotham was born March 8th, 1794, and was the fourth son of a family of fifteen, consisting of ten sons and five daughters.

In 1809 the father sold his farm and moved to Cayuga county, settling in the town of Springport. Here the son resided with the parents in the pursuit of husbandry seven years. ...Nov., 1816, he made a trip to the Genesee country on horseback, and purchased a right to a farm in what was then Groveland, Ontario county, now Conesus, Livingston county, N. Y.

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