Sunday, May 24, 2009

Mary Gordon and Mathew Martin

Mary was the daughter of Samuel Gordon, brother of William.


FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF WASHINGTON
FAMILIES OF MARTIN, CLARKE FAMILIES

Mathew Martin m Mary b. abt 1795 probably Gordon (2)
Children were:

Elizabeth m. David Loofman
Sarah b. abt. 1819
Rachael m Charles Cunningham Clarke (2, 8)
Joshua S. b abt 1824 (17)
Martha m James Hamilton
Joanna m Jacob Charlton
Charlotte m Jesse Hamilton (19)
Thomas B b abt 1836 (18, 32)
Mary Ellen b abt 1838 (18)

Clarke Family

Charles Cunningham Clarke b abt 1820 m Rachael Martin b abt 1822

Children were:

Mary Ellen b abt 1842
Sarah Jane b abt 1844 (32, 33)
Rebecca b abt 1845
John b abt 1847
Flora b abt 1852
Ida b abt 1859


(Charles Cunningham Clarke is believed to be the son of Ezekiel Clarke and Elizabeth Cunningham and the grandson of Ezekiel Clarke and Sarah Valentine, all early residents of Amity, Amwell Township, Washington County)

Source: 1850 U.S. Census South Strabane, Washington, PA
1860 U.S. Census, Washington Borough, Washington, PA
Images of the Clarke Family Bible provided by Elizabeth Gibbons
Obituary of Sarah Jane (Sadie) Cline, Washington Observer, Washington, PA 15 Apr 1910 Page 1

Sarah Jane Clarke b 28 May 1844 m 8 Oct 1861 to Jacob H. Cline b 5 Mar 1839

Jacob Cline served two terms on the City Council of Washington, PA representing the First Ward.

Sarah Jane Clarke Cline and Jacob Cline were the parents of Pvt. Jacob Oliver Cline killed in action in the Spanish American War. Private Cline’s funeral and burial in Washington Cemetery is the subject of comment at pgs 1059-1060 in Earle Robert Forest’s History of Washington County, S.J Clarke Publisher , Chicago, 1926)



Source: Obituary of Sarah Jane (Sadie) Cline, Washington Observer, Washington, PA 15 Apr 1910 Page 1; Obituary of Jacob Cline , Washington Reporter, Washington, Pa. 9 Mar 1917 page 5

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