Hart Family 1920

Cape May, NJ - Thomas Hart with daughter Peggy and wife Margaret

Welcome to the Clark-Hart Pages

These genealogy pages give the history of the lines of the Clark and Hart families, from their European roots to their arrivals and migrations in America.

The Hart family line originates in Belfast, Ireland, arriving in America around 1735. The Clark family line begins in Suffolk, England, arriving in New England in 1637.

The picture on the left is of Thomas Hart, our grandfather, Peggy Hart, our mother, and Margaret Newbold Smith, our grandmother. Margaret Newbold Smith, daughter of Henry Hudson Smith and Margaret Mesier Newbold, is the first image at the top row of pictures. She is the grand daughter of civil war Colonel C. Ross Smith of the 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry.

The pictures on the lower left are, L-R: Peggy Hart, Margaret Hart (Peggy's mother), Margaret Mesier Newbold and Henry Hudson Smith.

Harry Spalding Clark was a wagon maker and a farmer from Towanda, Bradford County, PA. He was born 14 Sep 1823 in Wyalusing, PA to Ebenezer P. Clark and Polly Smith Clark. His great-uncle Benjamin Clark from Ulster, PA served in the American Revolution, and also in Sullivan's March. H.S. Clark's grandfather, Samuel Clark, moved to Ulster PA from Ashford, Connecticut, after his brother Benjamin, around 1790. Harry S. Clark died in Towanda PA in 1916 at the fine age of 93, and is buried with his parents, Ebenezer P. Clark and Polly Smith Clark in Wyalusing, PA. Pictured below him are his son, Frederick Mott Clark and wife Alice Anderson Kapp, who were married Dec 27, 1873 in Williamsport, PA.

 Col. C. Ross Smith (Civil War)               Dr. John Kapp Clark (WW II)                    Thomas Hart (WW I)

Harry Spalding Clark

H. S. Clark 1823 - 1916