William Clark b. 11 Mar 1833 in Lexington, Richland, Ohio d. 07 Nov 1896 in Louisville, Pottawatomie, Kansas. William Clark is the son of Abner Clark b. 1789 and Jane Staggers (Stieger) Clark b.1794. William was a sheriff in Pottawatomie County in 1870. On the 1870 US Federal Census , he is listed as a Jailer and Farmer and a horse thief is also listed on the census in his Household as in jail. 1870 United States Federal Census Record about William Clark Name: William Clark Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833 Age in 1870: 37 Birthplace: Ohio Home in 1870: Louisville, Pottawatomie, Kansas Family and neighbors: View Results Race: White Gender: Male Value of real estate: 3000 Personal Property 800 Post Office: Louisville Occupation: farmer and jailer. Household Members; William Clark-37 Lucinda A Clark-19 George W Clark-10 Sarah F Clark-7 Flora Jene Clark-5 Emma May Clark-2 Catherine Clark-2/12 months Elizabeth Gann-22 ?Iver Tuck Shop-in jail horse thief Jane Clark-74 -mother Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census. [database on-line] Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003-. Indexed by Ancestry.com from microfilmed schedules of the 1870 U.S. Federal Decennial Census.1870 United States Federal Census. [database online] Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Original data: Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration. 1870 Federal Population Census. M593, 1,761 rolls; part of Minnesota T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

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