BENJAMIN CHESMAN CLARK, a son of Samuel and Bathsheba Clark was b. in Plainfield Sept. 22, 1814; m. March 25, 1841, Maria Pratt Bugbee, dau. of Reuben and Lydia (Marsh) Bugbee, b. April 12, 1817; d. Auburn, R. I., Jan. 22, 1905. They came to town soon after their marriage and settled one-third mile south of the Flat, lived here until 1868, when they rem. to Reading (?), Mass. He d. July 7, 1888. A farmer and generally useful man. Children:
i. ANGELINA MARIA, b. July 15, 1843; d. May 22, 1846.
ii. FLORINDA MARIA, b. June 11. 1847. Graduated Kimball Union Academy in class 1866; m. Nov. 15, 1866, Andrew Jackson Kendall, a dentist. Residence, Auburn and Providence, R. I. Two children.
- Ernest Andrew Valentine, b. Providence. R. I., Aug. 14, 1867.
- Flora Mabel, b. Fall River, Mass.. Jan. 7, 1871; m. -, Walter D. Niven.
iii. ALPHONSO CHESMAN, b. June 24,1853; d. Dec. 2, 1857.
iv. ABBY ADELL, b. March 8, 1859; d. July 26, 1860.