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Edward L. Clark

Edward L. Clark

Male 1861 - 1888  (27 years)


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  • Name Edward L. Clark 
    Born 1861 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1888 
    Age 27 years 
    Person ID I39113  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Ancestors James Auston Clark,   b. 17 Aug 1821, Unadilla, N. Y. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1887, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Helen Adelia Lam,   b. 22 Apr 1822,   d. 22 Jul 1893  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F14534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, January 26, 1888 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died - In Pulaski, New York January 18th, 1888, Edward L. Clark, aged 27 years and 8 months. Rarely, if ever has a young man of this village been called from time into eternity, whose business prospects were brighter or whose home surroundings had been more satisfactory. He was born, the son of the late James A. Clark, in the house now owned by A. N. Beadle on Lake Street, May 10, 1860. His earlier education was obtained in the graded schools of this village, at Pulaski Academy and later at Fort Edward. From his youth he was of a gentle, retiring disposition, warmly sympathetic and strongly attached to his friends. His business career began when he entered the Pulaski National Bank in May, 1878 as a clerk. Of this prosperous institution he became a stockholder in July 1882; was elected a director in January 1884 and in September of the same year he became assistant cashier. The deceased was also the partner of his brother, L. J. Clark, in a thriving fire insurance business. His marriage with Miss Susie D. Hanson, of Mexico, was celebrated in June, 1885, just two years and seven months prior to his death. The Rev. Bayless, pastor of the Mexico Presbyterian Church, of which the lovely bride was a member, officiated at the wedding, and by a request of the deceased made shortly before his death, also conducted the sad services at the funeral, and in a deeply impressive manner. Failing in health, Mr. Clark was obliged to retire from active service in the bank in August, 1886. He first visited Clifton Springs for treatment. Finding no relief, feeble and worn by the ravages of consumption, which disease was firmly fastened upon him, Mr. Clark went to Las Vegas and Socorro, in New Mexico, thence to Riverside and Los Angeles, California, and home by slow stages via the Union Pacific, seeking relief, but all in vain. In all his joumeyings he was accompanied by his young wife, whose untiring self-forgetful devotion throughout the entire sickness of her husband has been most commendable. The deceased reached Pulaski just three hours after the death of his father, James A. Clark. Fully conscious of his approaching death, he made a full disposal of all his business matters, even leaving a written request relative to his burial and mentioning also the pall bearers. They were Messrs J. C. Peckham, J. L. Hutchens and F. W. Sharp, relatives, and Messrs G. A. Parsons, J. H. Betts, and C. E. Harmon, the latter of Syracuse. The funeral was held from the residence of his mother, Mrs. James A. Clark, on Lake Street on Saturday last. He leaves in his immediate family circle a doubly bereaved mother, a crushed and sorrowing wife, a sister, Mrs. Charles Peck, of Mexico, and a brother, L. J. Clark, who sincerely mourn a dutiful son, a most devoted husband, and an affectionate brother. Long will he be missed and mourned.