He was born on 25 July 1828 (3; 3 (37 in 1864), 10 [41 in 1870], 11 [51 in 1880], 12 [22 in 1850], 13 [35 in 1860]). He was born in West Providence, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (3, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13). He was born to Joel Clark and Rebecca McDaniel (5).
He moved to East Providence in 1848 (5).
In 1850, he was living in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Sarah and children Isabella and Diana (12). He was a farmer (12).
In 1860, he was living in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his wife Sallie, and with six children (13). He was a farmer, and owned $1,200 in real estate and $200 in personal property (13).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3).
He was drafted (1, 3). His service was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (3). He was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4). He enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company I (1, 14).
He married Sarah E Segil (5). They had nine children (5):
(At least Sebastian should also be on the list, and probably Diana and Joel also [10, 11, 12, 13].)
He worked as manager of Harris & Williams "for a while" (5). (They manufactured hoops, which were sent to Cuba to be used in sugar casks, and also locust pins for building ships. (5)) After that, he was "prosperously engaged in agricultural pursuits" (5).
In 1870, he was living in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Sarah, eleven other Clark's (at least nine of whom were their children), and with his grandson William Henry Feight (10). He was a farmer, and owned $2,500 in real estate and $600 in personal property (10).
In 1880, he was living in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his life Sarah, five children, and a grandson (11). He was a farmer (11).
On 29 December 1881, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 7).
In 1890, he was living in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4). He had had diarrhea and piles since 1864 (4).
In 1899, he owned one hundred acres of land (5). He had cleared about sixty acres of timber (5). He was a Republican (5). He had been a member of the East Providence School Board for twelve years, and had served as its president, secretary, and clerk (5). He had served two terms as township assessor, and two years as tax collector (5). He was a member of the J R Callahan Post, number 559, Grand Army of the Republic, and was Commander of that post for two years (5). He was an active member of the Christian Church (5).
He married Ruhama Rohm (widow of John F Rohm) (5). They had three children (5):
He died on 24 February 1900 (7).
In 1900, his widow, Rhuhanna [?] Clark, was living in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her chilren Ira, Chester, and Carol Clark, and Ida Rohm (8). She had had seven children, five of whom were living (8).
In 1910, his widow, Rhuhanna Clark, was living in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her daughter Ida Rohm, and children Chester and Pearl Clark (9). She had had seven children, five of whom were living (9).
In 1920 [?], his widow, Rhuhama Clark, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Phillip Clark)
2 company I, register of men discharged (Philip Clark)
3 company I, descriptive roll, #10 (Philip Clark)
4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, East Providence Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 84, page 1 (image 5 of 8 on <www.ancestry.com>) (Philip Clark)
5 Biographical Review: Volume 32: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania. Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Company, 1899. Pages 316-318. http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/bedford/bios/biorev6.txt (viewed January 2006) (Philip Clark)
6 pension index, by name (Philip Clark)
7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Philip Clark)
8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, East Providence Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 11, microfilm series T623, film 1375, page 133 = 6 B handwritten to page 134 = 7 A handwritten (Rhuhanna [?] Clark)
9 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, East Providence Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 10, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 61 = 5 B handwritten (Rhuhanna Clark)
10 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, East Providence Township (post office Rays Hill [p.447] or Bloody Run [p.448]), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 447 = 8 handwritten to 448 = 9 (Philip Clark)
11 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, East Providence Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 2323, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 279 = 19 C handwritten] (Philip Clark)
12 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, East Providence Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 123 = 246 handwritten (Philip Clark)
13 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, East Providence Township (post office Bloody Run), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 200 = 66 handwritten (Philip Clark)
14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip Clark)
|Name||Philip Clark||Sarah "||Isabella "||Dianna "|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Farmer|
|Real estate owned|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Pa.]||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Philip Clark||Sallie||Isabele||Diana||Isaac||Lewis [?]||Joel||Barton|
|Value of real estate owned||1200|
|Value of personal estate||200|
|Place of birth||" [sc. Pa]||"||"||"||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Clark Philip||- Sarah||- Esibella [sic]||Dianna||- Isaac||- Lewis||- Joel C||Clark Barton||- Larra A.||- Emeline M||- Mary A.||- Bahstain [sic] A.||- Harry H||Feight Wm Henry|
|Occupation||Farmer||Keeping House||Domestic Servant||At Home||Farm Laborer||At Home||At Home||At Home|
|Real estate value||2500|
|Personal estate value||600|
|Father foreign born||1|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||Sept|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||164|
|family visit #||177|
|name||Clark, Philip||- Sarah||- Barton [?]||- Emma M.||- Mary Ann||- Sebastian A.||- Harvey H.||Feight William H.|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping house||Laborer||Laborer||Works on Farm|
|school this year||1||1||1||1|
|name||Clark Rhuhanna [?]||- Ira A||- Chester L||- Carol I.||Rohm Ida A.|
|birth date||Aug 1856||Oct 1888||Nov 1890||Jan 1893||Mar 1886|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?||7|
|# of children living||5|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school||5||7||10 [?]||5|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule||96|
|street||Everett [?] R.D. #6|
|name||Clark Rhuhanna||Rohm Ida||Clark, Chester||- Pearl|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||7|
|mother of # living children||5|
|nature of industry etc.||Home farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09||No||Yes|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule||81|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|