Alice Laird and James Clark

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Alice LAIRD born 14/08/1854 to Jessie WILSON and Robert Balfour LAIRD in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 Alice LAIRD married James CLARK XX/XX/1881 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2 Alice CLARK nee LAIRD died 17/12/1925 in Cabell, West Virginia, USA.3 James Clark born 23/07/1849 to Robert CLARK and Elizabeth LINDSAY in Scotland. James CLARK died 06/02/1926 in Cabell, West Virginia, USA.4


1. Robert CLARK born XX/XX/1885 to James CLARK and Alice LAIRD in Scotland.5

2. Maud A. CLARK born 03/10/1890 to James CLARK and Alice LAIRD in Scotland. Maud married Un-named ROBERTS. Maud ROBERTS nee CLARK died 25/10/1971 in Mercer, West Virginia, USA.6

3. Jessie Wilson CLARK born 09/11/1891 to James CLARK and Alice LAIRD in Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland.7

4. Margaret A. CLARK born 03/09/1892 to James CLARK and Alice LAIRD in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Margaret married Un-named BURFORD. Margaret BURFORD nee CLARK died 19/09/1962 in B.P. Blfd., Mercer, West Virginia, USA.8

5. Isabel L. CLARK born XX/XX/1896 to James CLARK and Alice LAIRD in Scotland.9


This family appear on the United States Census for 1910, United States Census, 1910 West Virginia Cabell Huntington Ward 4 ED 35.10

Name Gender Age Marital Status Race Relationship Birth Year Birth Place Immigration Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace Sheet
James Clark Male 59 Married White Head 1851 Scotland 1903 Scotland Scotland 2
Alice Clark Female 54 Married White Wife 1856 Scotland 1903 Scotland Scotland B 2
Robert Clark Male 25 Single White Son 1885 Scotland 1903 Scotland Scotland B 2
Maude A Clark Female 19 Single White Daughter 1891 Scotland 1903 Scotland Scotland B 2
Margaret A Clark Female 17 Single White Daughter 1893 Scotland 1903 Scotland Scotland B 2
Isabell L Clark Female 14 Single White Daughter 1896 Scotland 1903 Scotland Scotland B 2

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Daughter of Robert E. Larid & Jessie Wilson. Married James Clark and came to the United States in 1903. She became a citizen in 1915. This family lived at 1223 5th Ave. in Huntington at the time of her death.11

Margaret was the daughter of James Clark & Alice Laird. She immigrated to this country in 1903 with her family from Scotland and they settled in Huntington, WV. She first married Thomas Truxton Stiles, Jr. and had a son Thomas Truxton Stiles, who was born in 1918. Her husband may have died as she then marries Kenneth McD. Buford in 1922 in Huntington. This family lived in Huntington and Charleston at least until the 1930's. They lived out the rest of their lives in Mercer County.12