Phelps, Clark

Male 1807 - 1897  (89 years)


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  • Name Phelps, Clark  
    Born 19 Jun 1807  Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840 - 1850  Hastings, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1840 US Census [Recorded as Clark Phillips]
    Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Hastings, Oswego, New York
    Males - Under 5: 1 [Charles M.]
    Males - 20 thru 29: 1 [?]
    Males - 30 thru 39: 1 [Clark]
    Females - Under 5: 1 [Ellen]
    Females - 5 thru 9: 2 [Jane, Elvira]
    Females - 15 thru 19: 1 [?]
    Females - 20 thru 29: 2 [Laura, ?]
    Females - 50 thru 59: 1 [Nancy Northrop Keeler?]

    1850 US Census
    Clark Phelps, 43, farmer, b. Vermont
    Laura J Phelps, 37, b. New York
    Jane Phelps, 16, b. New York
    Elvira Phelps, 15, b. New York
    Ellen Phelps, 13, b. New York
    Charles M Phelps, 11, b. New York
    Ralph Phelps, 9, b. New York
    Elma J Phelps, 2, b. New York
    One the same census page were Chester Phelps, whose household included his father Elijah D. Phelps, Edmund D. Phelps, William D. Phelps, and John G. Keeler. Simeon Phelps, the fifth brother, was living in Wisconsin.  
    Relocation 1851  Adams County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 9 Jul 1860  Grand Marsh, Adams, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Clark was farming with Laura and children Ralph, Charles M. and Elma, and Charles' wife Polly. Also farming in Grand Marsh were Chester Phelps with his wife Anna and 3 children and Edwin D. Phelps with his wife Sally and 3 children
     
    Relocation 1865  New Haven, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1870  New Haven, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clark was farming with Laura. His son Charles M. was also farming in New Haven.  
    Died 12 Mar 1897  New Haven, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Center Grove Cemetery, Douglas, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section 3E 14
    Person ID I179  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2014 

    Father Phelps, Elijah D.,   b. 1 Oct 1775, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867 or later 
    Mother Amidon, Eunice,   b. 1782, Douglas, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1849, Hastings, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1802  Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married by Elijah Bailey, Justice of the Peace.
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet

    Family Keeler, Laura Jane,   b. 31 Jan 1812, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1911, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1832  Hastings, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The date of marriage is listed as April 4 in the text and April 5 in the figure on p 17 of VOW's Ottman book.
    Children 
     1. Phelps, Jane,   b. 15 Feb 1833, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Phelps, Elvira,   b. 28 Feb 1834, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1902  (Age 68 years)
    +3. Phelps, Ellen,   b. 12 Jun 1837, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1909  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Phelps, Charles M.,   b. 1839, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1917, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Phelps, Ralph,   b. 26 Feb 1841, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1921  (Age 80 years)
     6. Phelps, Susan Julina,   b. 21 Apr 1844,   d. 26 Feb 1846  (Age 1 years)
    +7. Phelps, Elma Julina,   b. 24 May 1846, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1923, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Phelps, Laura Jane and Clark at their home.
    Phelps, Laura Jane and Clark at their home.
    The label at lower right is in the distinctive handwriting of Nellie Ottman Wilson.
    Phelps, Clark
    Phelps, Clark
    Nellie Ottman Wilson wrote on the back of the photo: "Born: June 19 - 1807 at Reedsborough, Vermont. Died: March 12 - 1897, at Genoa, Minn."
    Phelps, Clark
    Phelps, Clark
    Photo provided by Cathy Kuhl from Susan Phelps Boyd's photo album.

    Documents
    Detail from 1896 plat map of New Haven Township, Olmsted, Minnesota
    Detail from 1896 plat map of New Haven Township, Olmsted, Minnesota
    This map shows the lands of Clark Phelps, Charles Phelps, Dewitt Ottman (m. Elma J. Phelps), J. Sidney Ottman (Dewitt's brother), and George Fryer (m. Ellen Phelps) around the village of Genoa. The Center Grove Cemetery is just west of Douglas.

    Headstones
    Phelps and Ottman Gravestones
    Phelps and Ottman Gravestones
    L to R: John M. Ottman and Elvira Phelps Ottman pillar, Dewitt G. Ottman and Elma J. Phelps Ottman stone, and Clark Phelps and Laura J. Keeler Phelps pillar.
    Phelps, Clark
    Phelps, Clark
    Inscription: Clark Phelps Born June 19, 1807 Died Mar 12, 1897

  • Sources 
    1. [S194] Vermont Vital Records.

    2. [S93] 1850 US Census, (National Archives and Records Administration), Hastings, Oswego, New York; Roll: M432_578; Page: 280A; Image: 322.

    3. [S69] 1860 US Census, Census Place: Grand Marsh, Adams, Wisconsin; Roll: M653_1399; Page: 50; Image: 54; Family History Library Film: 805399.

    4. [S20] Dewitt and Elma Ottman Family, Viktor Ottman Wilson, (Privately Published, 1988, Printed by the Johnson Company, Rochester, MN 55901), p 15-17.


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