Benjamin Digney Nelson Clark

Settler of township lots: Lot 31, Conc. 5, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 98 acre lot straddling the river between Maple and Beech Lakes.

Land acquisition: 1907 from his father, George Nelson Clark. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 376).

Dates of residency:

  • 1908 Birth of Son Reginald Walter at Lot 31, Conc. 5, Stanhope
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Nelson B & Dora Clark and son Nelson L. Clark
  • 1918 Marriage to Mary Louise Snell: Minden Township

Interesting facts: aka Benjamin Digory Nelson Clark

Preceding landowner:

  • 1872 Benjamin Clark from The Crown
  • 1878 George Nelson Clark

Succeeding landowner: 1917 Adam Henry Sawyer, part

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Benjamin Digney Nelson Clark, b. 16 Aug 1882, Stanhope d. Eagle Lake
    • George Nelson Clark, b. 17 Jun 1851, Ontario, d. 01 Jan 1940, Haliburton, (Age 88 years)
    • Fanny May Burrows, b. 17 Mar 1852, Whitby, d. 31 May 1935, Dysart, (Age 83 years)
  • Family 1. Eudora 'Dora' Horsley, b. 16 Nov 1886, Guilford Twp,  d. 28 Jul 1917, West Guilford, (Age 30 years) COD: Convulsions, Brights disease
    1. Reginald Walter Clark, b. 28 Feb 1909, Stanhope,  d. 28 Mar 1909, Stanhope, (Age 0 years)
    2. Leonard Nelson Clark, b. 20 Apr 1910, Stanhope
    3. Elsie Isabella Clark, b. 14 Apr 1912, Stanhope, d. 20 Nov 1918, Minden, (Age 6 years). Cause of Death: Heart disease. Buried: Maple Lake. See photo below
    4. Dora Lil? Clarke, b. 1901, Maple Lake d. 20 Feb 1918, Maple Lake. COD: Exhaustion caused by Marasmus
  • Family 2. Mary Louisa Snell, b. Abt 1881, Ontario

Photo: Elsie Clark. Stanhope Museum Collection 015.01.08. Owner/Source Stanhope Museum,File name elsieclark.015.01.08.jpg

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