I am overjoyed to hear from you! Thank you so much for replying about this. I would really like to send you some of the information I have- as well as some of our theories- and see if it sounds familiar to you. Hopefully within the next week I can get something sent to you by e-mail, if that's alright with you.
Definately, I would be interested in seeing a copy of the picture of the Mr and Mrs Cornelius Clear family. If somehow I could pay for a copy, that would be a really nice thing to have.
Speaking of Cornelius, one of my hunches is that Sarah Clear had a brother named Cornelius, which is why she chose to name one of her sons that. I keep on coming across two men named Cornelius: both were born in Darke County Ohio, but the dates are more than 20 years apart. The one was born about a year from Sarah, in the same county, so I suspect they are siblings. The other, obviously, is Sarah's son. But does it sound at all familiar that Sarah might have had a brother named Cornelius?
Anyhow, I hope to e-mail you soon, within the next week or two, and see what else we can figure out. Thank you for replying!