Joseph Clark (New York)
He was the son of Capt. Samuel Clark (1754–1830) and Chloe (Maxson) Clark (d. 1833). In 1801, the family removed to Brookfield, New York. He was a blacksmith and ran a foundry which he sold after his election to the State Senate. He was at times Postmaster, Town Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Town Supervisor, and an associate judge of the Madison County Court. On September 16, 1807, he married Esther Lamphere (1791–1862), and they had several children.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 132f, 139, 201, 206, 216 and 265; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
- Madison County Bios transcribed from History of Chenango Madison Counties, at RootsWeb
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