Ancestors of
Charles Cravath Clark

1. Charles Cravath Clark, son of Henry Harrison Clark and Louise S. Cravath

Minnie Albertine Downing, b. … married Charles Cravath Clark 28 Feb 1897 at the home of H. H. Clark; St. Helens, Columbia county, OR …Colette


Children of Minnie Albertine Downing and Charles Cravath Clark:

i. Roberta Winifred Clark, b. 1898; married Bill Sykes; married Earl Barnum
ii. Harold Herbert Clark, b. 1897
iii. Helen Winifred Clark, married …Ryan
iv. Gladys Gloria Clark, b. 1907; married Frank Burgess

2. Henry Harrison Clark was born circa 1842 in Orlons county, Vermont. He married Louise Sarah Crevath from Pennsylvania. They subsequently settled in Nebraska and Iowa. …Colette

3. Louise Sarah Crevath, b. Pennsylvania; married Henry Harrison Clark; d. 11 May 1911; buried in Fairview Cemetery, Scappoose, Columbia county, OR.


Children of Henry Harrison Clark and Louise Sarah Crevath

i. Charles E. Clark,
ii. Catherine G. Clark,
Twins Clinton & Williard Clark. Williard Clark died very early.

The family migrated by covered wagon to Poway Valley, San Diego County Ca. in 1885, resided in various places until coming to Columbia County, Scappoose area in 1894. Family sources state that activity centered around the “Noon Ranch” of which he was proprieter. …Colette

Catherine Clark married into another Col. County family when she married Francis Marion Slavens in 1898 at her father’s home. Their descendents lived in the Portland area. …Colette

Clinton Clark drowned in 1900 and Charles Clark married Minnie Downing. Their descendents settled in the Beaverton area. In 1905 Henry and Louise Clark moved to the Portland area, Louise died in 1911 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, in Columbia county as is Clinton Clark, and an infant of Charles and Minnie’s. Henry remarried at some point before he died in 1914. …Colette

Notes: Obit printed in the “Rainier Review”

Clark, Henry H.
[Clark, Louise S. Mrs. Henry H. Clark
>Clark, C. C.
>Clark, Mrs. F. M. Slavin

* Henry H. Clark, was born in Vermont, Mar. 22, 1884 [apparent obit error]. Mr. Clark lived in Warren eight years having charge of the large Noon ranch at that place.

He moved his family to Portland ten years ago. [Wife named Louise S. Clark, died May 11, 1911]

Deceased had a stroke of paralysis the last day of December, [1913], and death resulted from that attack, last Friday morning, March 12, [1914].

The remains were brought to Fairview cemetery, Scappoose, for interment.

He leaves a son, C. C. Clark, of Portland, and Mrs. F. M. Slavin of Hood River.

00 # Clark, William Drowned in Scappoose Bay
[rip] William Clark of Warren age 21, son of H. H. Clark, drowned 2 o’clock Wednesday [May 16, 1900] while engaged in driving cattle on the Copeland place opposite Warren. Clark was on horseback and the animal was swimming in 30 feet of water when it became fractious and managed to throw the rider from its back. It was thought that Mr. Clark was kicked unconscious by the horse as he made no attempt to swim. He was buried in Scappoose cemetery.

Died: Frank H. Slavens, Warren, of lung trouble at the home of his brother in East Portland Tuesday [August 18, 1903]; funeral at Warren; parents Amos and Elizabeth M. Slavens.

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