James Stevenson (1811-1882) – Tailor

My 4th great-grandfather James Stevenson was a tailor in England.  He was born 1811 in Loughborough, Leicestershire and married Martha Charles at the age of 22 in 1834.  An 1846 newspaper article1 about his shop in Leicester helps me picture his life a little better: "ROBBERIES.  On the morning of Friday week, three waistcoat pieces … Continue reading James Stevenson (1811-1882) – Tailor


Not James Clark (1788-1839)

This photo has been handed down in the Clark family labeled as James Clark.  I’m not sure who started the attribution of it, but my grandparents George Ernest Clark (1883-1963) and Belle (Wilkin) Clark (1888-1954) used it on pedigree charts to depict his great-grandfather James Clark of Derbyshire, England.  For many years I’ve had my … Continue reading Not James Clark (1788-1839)