Person:James Clark (126)

James Clark
d.24 October 1838 Blount County, Tennessee
m. abt. August 1760
  1. James Clarkabt 1761 - 1838
  2. John ClarkAbt 1762 - Abt 1805
  3. William Clarkabt 1763-1765 -
  4. Samuel Clark1764 - 1857
Facts and Events
Name James Clark
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1761 Augusta County, Virginia
Death[1] 24 October 1838 Blount County, Tennessee

James Clark was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 7.--15th March, 1785. James Clark, son and heir-at-law of William Clark, deceased, to James Clark, Sr. Delivered: James McChesney, order, December 2, 1793, plantation William Clark, deceased, lived on on Moffet's Creek.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER, 1784 (B). - James Clarke vs. James Clarke, Jr., son and heir of William Clarke, deceased.--Chancery writ, 24th May, 1784. (Note: this record is a suit between James and his uncle, James Clark; apparently relates to the case listed above).

The next record in Chalkley's references James Clark's brother, John:

  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER, 1784 (B). John Clark vs. Wm. McClintock, Jr.--"Jeremiah Offriel is now going down in the Militia," 16th June, 1781.

Military Service

American Revolutionary War Veteran

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 1, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Clark, James - entered service 1780 in Augusta County, Virginia; granted Pension age 69-70 in Blount County, Tennessee, 1832. R556.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable source).
  2.   The Pension Roll of 1835: Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, in Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. (Washington, District of Columbia: Duff Green, 1835).

    Name James Clark
    Rank Private
    Age 71
    Birth Year abt 1760
    Pension Enrollment Date 4 Mar 1831
    Residence Place Blount, Tennessee, USA
    Service Description Va. line