James Clark, farmer, P.O. London, was born in Anne Arundel County Md., August 16, 1826; he is the son of Henry and Mary (Collier) Clark. His mother dying when he was very young, he was taken in charge by an uncle. Henry J. Sothern, a resident of Guernsey County, Ohio, with whom he came to this county in 1840, settling in Somerford Township. He was married February 28. 1861, to Miss Martha Jane Foster, and has a family of four children, viz.. Miranda, Kimball. Ada and Dellie.



From HISTORY OF MADISON COUNTY - W. H. Beers [Chicago, 1883]