This is a follow-up to the WILLIAM CLARK & RUTH BENTLEY posting I made to this forum on 6/6/09. What follows is additional information about their son Jacob Bentley Clark.
He Last appears in the household of his parents in the 1870 US Census, Pease Twp., Belmont County, OH. He was working on the farm (see prior posting for details).
1880 US Census, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA
J. Bentley Clark, 34, b. OH, pilot, parents b. VA, WV
Ida M. Clark, 22, b. OH, parents b. OH
Earl Clark, 2, b. OH, parents b. OH
Harry Clark, 3/12 b. PA, parents b. OH
1900 US Census, Freedom Borough, Beaver County, PA
Jacob B. Clark b. Mar 1846 VA, parents b. VA, river pilot
Ida M. Clark, b. Nov 1858 OH, parents b. OH, mother of 5 (all alive at time of census)
Earl Y. Clark, b. Aug 1878 OH, bookkeeper
Fred B. Clark, b. Sept 1883 PA
Will Edwin Clark, b. Dec 1885 PA
Harold C. Clark, b. Sept 1893 PA
Jacob and Ida were married 22 years (ca 1878)
1910 US Census, Freedom Borough, Beaver County, PA
Jacob B. Clark, 64 b. WV, parents b. WV, river pilot
Ida M. Clark, 51 b. OH, parents b. OH parents b. OH
Harold C. Clark, 16, b. PA, parents b. WV, OH
1920 US Census, Freedom Borough. Ward 2, Beaver County, PA
Jacob B. Clark, age 71, b. WV, parents b. WV, occupation: none
Ida M. Clark, age 61, b. OH, parents b. OH
Harold C. Clark, age 26, b. PA, parents b. WV, OH, clerk in steel mill
A family tree I found on Ancestry.com indicates he died 12/30/1926 at New Brighton, PA. The same family tree indicates his wife was Ida May Duncan and that she died at Freedom, PA on 7/28/1920.