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From: "Jim Gilmer" <>
Subject: Re: [NCMOORE] Anyone know the parents of my Alexander Clark???
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 11:59:55 -0500 (Central Daylight Time)
Here's contact information for Buffalo Presbyterian Church, Sanford, Lee Co
(formerly Moore Co), NC
Sandra Lemons - Secretary, Elder, DCE
Main Phone: (919) 776-7313
Fax Number: (919) 776-3264
1333 Carthage Street
Sanford, NC 27330
From: Donnie and Mary Young
Date: 04/22/06 10:41:00
Subject: [NCMOORE] Anyone know the parents of my Alexander Clark???
I am writing from memory, as I haven't worked on this line in quite a while.
Since I worked on this line, I've changed computers twice, moved twice, and
can't seem to be able to find some of my records yet.
I am descended from Alexander Clark -- parents and siblings are unknown.
Alexander was a founding member of the Buffalo Presbyterian Church, lived on
Buffalo Creek, and married twice in the area that I know of. His first wife
was Margaret Thompson, believed to be the daughter of Malcolm Thompson and
brother to Daniel Thompson (who lived next door to Alexander Clark). He was
said to have married her in 1799. In the early 1800's (I'm thinking 1815,
but my memory isn't so great with dates), he married Margaret
McRaine/McCraine believed to be daughter of Hugh McCraine/McRaine. I do
have a list of Alexander's children. The children married into these
families: McIver, Kelly, and McPherson.
I have two books (Misc Records of Moore Co and the Buffalo Presbyterian
Church book) which I already have information from. A Clark cousin has been
to NC, and couldn't find any information about Alexander's father or
siblings. In the Misc Records of Moore Co book, it mentions Alexander Clark
in a blurb about Drowning Creek Clark's -- Nevin and I think the other might
have been Kenneth.
Does anyone know of these Drowning Creek Clark families???
Alexander's son Malcom moved to Calloway Co Kentucky along with his sister
who married a Kelly. Calloway Co Kentucky is where my father was born, and
there are still a lot of Clark's there today (at one time, my father's
generation had over 100 1st cousins). I have yet to find out where
Alexander or either of his two wives are buried. It was suggested to me
that it was probably a family burial site on their farm (which was huge) and
that it was probably built over by now.
If it was indeed at the Buffalo Presbyterian, would anyone know if cemetery
records for the church date that far back? Thanks. ~ Mary (Clark) Young
Census images 1901, 1891, 1881 and 1871, plus so much more.
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