Thomas Henry Clark

Thomas Henry Clark (Clarke) (1805-1873) was christened 31 May 1806 in Acton-Beauchamp, Worcestershire, England. He was the son of Thomas Clark and Sarah Plain. He married Charlotte Gailey on 25 Nov. 1825 in Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 30 Mar. 1840. He was ordained a Priest and an Elder by Wilford Woodruff in 1840. He died 14 Oct. 1873 in Grantsville, Tooele Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Thomas Henry Clark, Sr. (KWJ5-KDD), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Oct. 2021). Thomas Clark, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-henry-clark, accessed Oct. 10, 2021). Church of England, Parish Church of Acton-Beauchamp (Worcestershire), “Bishop’s Transcripts for Acton-Beauchamp, 1613-1892: Baptisms and Burials (another filming), 1613-1837; Marriages (another filming), 1613-1835,” Thomas Clarke, 31 May 1806; Worcester Record Office, Worcester, England; microfilm 1594646, item 3, DGS 8089140, image 629, FHL. Note: Multiple sources vary year of birth. The most consistent year is 7 May 1805, however his endowment states 1806. Church of England, Parish Church of Bishops-Frome (Herefordshire), “Bishop’s Transcripts for Bishops-Frome, 1662-1868: Baptisms and Burials, 1662-1868; and Marriages, 1662-1857,” Thomas Clark and Charlotte Gailey, 25 Nov. 1825; Hereford County Record Office, Hereford, England; microfilm 991967, item 2, DGS 8095465, FHL. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, vol. 1 (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), 547. Biographical Record of Salt Lake City and Vicinity (Chicago: National Historical Record Co., 1902) 401. Lisle G. Brown, comp. Nauvoo Sealings, Adoptions, and Anointings (Salt Lake City: Smith-Pettit Foundation, 2006), 60. US 1850 US Census District No. 21, Pottawattamie, Iowa, Thomas Clarke. Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 1830-2008, 1840-1849, 1848 July-December, Brigham Young letter, 17 Jul. 1848, p. 7, Thomas Clark to England, image, 40/453, CR 100 137, CHL. British Mission Manuscript History and Historical Reports, 1841-1971, Volume 14, 1848-1850, Part 2, 1849-1850, image 13/195, LR 1140 2, CHL. “Died,” Deseret News, 29 Oct. 1873, p. 615, [7]. Gransville, Cemetery (Grantsville, UT), “Utah Tooele County, Grantsville Cemetery Records, 1855-1991: Burial Cards, 1855-1991,” card G4 Lot 4, Thomas Henry Clark, 14 Oct. 1873; Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, UT: DGS 5492223, image 96/398.

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  • Page 116

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 25, 1840 ~ Saturday 25th I spent the day & night at Moorends Cross & was quite Ill with a bad Cold April 26, 1840 ~ Sunday 26th Notwithstanding I was quite Ill I walked 5 miles to Ashfield & preached at Mr Baly's & in in the afternoon to Crowcutt & preached & Baptized 10 persons & confirmed them & Ordained Edward Philips a Priest. ^1 {family was taken [illegible ] ...
    Dates:
    April 25, 1840 April 26, 1840 April 27, 1840 April 28, 1840 April 29, 1840
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Thomas Clark Edward Philips prist Edward Ginkins Herefordshire Melina Prichard Froomes Hill Baptized & confirmed March 30th John Preece Mary Ann Preece Hannah Pullen ^100^ Mary Pitt Hannah Pitt James Palmer Henry Palmer James Palmer jr James Bishop
    Dates:
    March 30, 1840 March 31, 1840
  • Page 20

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    ^Ann Vernal^ Thomas Gurney Jane Banister Ann Philips Stokes Lane May 3rd James Price Ann Price Elizabeth Williams Emma Shinn Mary Shinn Ann Deveroix May 10th John Cheese Baptized the above keysend street ^20^ Mary Patoe Ann Davis Hannah ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 10, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 17, 1840 May 18, 1840
  • Page 21

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    William Coleman Job Smith Sophia Whittle Sarah Whittle Ann Hunt Sarah Smith Charlott Stewart Ester Harris Elder Kington Baptized at Halkington May 18 John Davis John Smith Mary Ann Clark Caroline Moore Jane Smith {Wilford Woodruff} Baptized at Halkington May 18 James Bolter ...
    Dates:
    May 17, 1840 May 18, 1840 May 18, 1840 May 19, 1840 May 20, 1840 May 24, 1840
  • Page 23

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    20 Mary Tyler T Clark 26th Samuel Badham Francis Holmes Hannah Holmes Elizabeth James Elizabeth Birch Elizabeth Went Hannah Bishop Mary James William Embry John Birch Elizabeth Embry {Wilford Woodruff} Bap at Frooms Hill {Sunday} May 31st Mary Brooks Mary Jonsey J ...
    Dates:
    May 26, 1840 May 31, 1840 May 31, 1840 June 1, 1840 June 1, 1840
  • Page 27

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    ^500^ Richard Bough 500 {[2 illegible words]} William Tippin Margarett Leseman John Clark John Debrowy Thomas Launset John James Emma Bevehen Elizabeth Johsons John Johns Richard Bullock Mary Bullock Frooms Hill June 20th The above were Baptized by Thomas Clark priest Eliza Clark {Wilford Woodruff} Frooms Hill June 20th
  • Page 28

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Hannah Jones John Baily Margaret Dovey John Robert {Wilford Woodruff} Bap at Froomshill 21 Thomas Hooper T Clark 21 Ann Cole Sarah James Ann Cole Richard Cole Martha Clark W Woodruff Bap at frooms hill 22nd the above makes Just 300 that W Woodruff has baptized on this circuit ^20^ Sarah Clark Jane ...
  • Page 48

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    March 20, 1841 ~ Saturday 20th A vary rainy Day Sister Mary Jenkins accom- panied me as a pilot to Rough Leaser from thence to Ridgway Cross as I did not know the road, here I found Elder Thomas Chark at his stone quiry I took several specimins of curious petrified stone formed by the water, we then walked to Frooms Hill, visiting the Saints by the way. I called upon Priesthood
    Dates:
    March 20, 1841 March 21, 1841
  • Page 49

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Elder Joseph Pullen represented the Stan[ley] Hill Branch as containing members E P T D Rem 80 1 4 2 0 4 Elder Thomas Clark Do Froome Hill 137 3 4 4 1 2 Timothy Gittins Do Ridgeway Cross 49 1 2 3 1 [0] William Matthews Do Calwell 23 1 4 1 1 [0] ^-1^ Thomas Jones. P. Do Pale House 13 [0] 2 ...
  • Page 121

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    who received the word gladly & wished to be baptized. I then called upon Mrs Sarah Stanton the overseer & keeper of the splended mansion house by the name of Brand Lodge this Lady was a weslian but received my testimony & I Baptized the three 3 females above spoken of in a conve- neient pool or bath inclosed in the Brand Lodge. I also confirm ed them & then walked to Keysend Street & held a meeting with the Saints & had a good time & confirmed 19 ...
    Dates:
    May 13, 1840 May 14, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 16, 1840