BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CLARK, the son of Hiram and Adaline (Fisher) Clark of Croydon, was b. June 17, 1832. He spent several years in the West engaged in "ranching." Returning East, he came to Cornish in March, 1886. He m.
May 12, 1886, Mrs. Cozella (Borden) Hurd, dau. of Albert and Augusta V. (Allen) Borden, b. Sept. 9, 1861. They settled in Cornish, first in the "Hempyard" for a few years, and afterwards on Cornish Flat. Children, b. in Cornish:
i. FRANK ALBERT, b. Aug. 18, 1887.
ii. ADIN FISHER, b. Nov. 18, 1889.