In memory of John Clark Harvey, my Maternal 3rd Great-Grandfather on the HARVEY branch.

Bibliography:

  • 1850 U.S. Federal Census, Lapeer, Cortland, New York

  • 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Lapeer, Cortland, New York

  • 1870 U.S. Federal Census, Richford, Tioga, New York

  • 1875 New York State Census, Richford, Tioga, New York

  • 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Harford, Cortland, New York

  • 1892 New York State Census, Lapeer, Cortland, New York

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John Clark Harvey

Maps & Research Links:

Birth:

1824 (est.)

Lapeer, Cortland, New York

Marriage:

1875 or earlier

New York

Death:

Burial:

1898 (est.)

New York (probably)

[Unknown]

Mother:

Biography

John Clark Harvey, also known as "Clark Harvey", was the son of Newman Harvey and his wife, Lucy. He was born bet. 1822 and 1824 in Lapeer, Cortland County, New York. He had an older brother named Dennis, and two older sisters, Julia and Diana. Julia died young, at the age of 21. Diana married Almeron Talbot and in 1850 “Clark” was living in their home in Lapeer. In 1860, at the age of 26, he was living with his father. He married Betsy A. Stowell, daughter of Alpheus Stowell and Julia Brown, between 1870 and 1875. He died between 1892 and 1900, possibly in 1898. His resting place has yet to be determined.

Note: John Clark Harvey went by the name “Clark”, as did his son, Lewis Clark Harvey, making it difficult to differentiate between the two in records. Furthermore, Lewis Clark Harvey named his son John Harvey, causing confusion with our John Clark Harvey. (Lewis’ son was born bet. 1896-1897 and died in 1941. He is buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery.)

Children

John Clark Harvey & Betsy A. Stowell were the parents of my ancestor,

  1. Myrta Harvey, married Burdett Hamilton.
  2. Lewis Clark Harvey
  3. Newman Archelaus Harvey
  4. Lucy Harvey
Records, photos, and memorabilia pertaining to the life of John Clark Harvey:
Betsy Stowell and Squires Barrows

Betsy Stowell and Squires Barrows

Clark Harvey changing farms

Clark Harvey changing farms

Clark Harvey's home in Harford near Tryons

Clark Harvey's home in Harford near Tryons

Cortland New York postcards

Cortland New York postcards

Harvey Hill Road, home of Newman & family

Harvey Hill Road, home of Newman & family

Harvey coat of arms

Harvey coat of arms

Harveys in the early days of Cortland County

Harveys in the early days of Cortland County

John Clark Harvey and the house fire

John Clark Harvey and the house fire

John Clark Harvey breaks his leg 1885

John Clark Harvey breaks his leg 1885

John Clark Harvey drafted 1863

John Clark Harvey drafted 1863

John Clark Harvey on the 1880 census

John Clark Harvey on the 1880 census

John Clark Harvey on the census 1850-1900

John Clark Harvey on the census 1850-1900

John Clark Harvey's dispute

John Clark Harvey's dispute

John Harvey cab driver (horse drawn buggy)

John Harvey cab driver (horse drawn buggy)

Lewis Harvey & John Hollenbeck share a farm

Lewis Harvey & John Hollenbeck share a farm

Lewis Harvey in the news 1918

Lewis Harvey in the news 1918

Lewis Harvey's burial

Lewis Harvey's burial

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