Keeper Bio: Clark, Philip


Date of Service: 1836 – 1840

1802: Birth of Philip Clark

1836-1840: Philip Clark is Principal Keeper at Piney Point Lighthouse, MD., with an annual salary of $350.00.

1850:  The U.S. Census lists Philip Clarke age 48 residing in St. Mary’s County, Maryland as a farmer. He is head of household, residing with him is his wife, Mary, age 46, son John T., age 23, son George L., age 20, son Rufus K., age 18, daughter Mary E., age 16, son Richard A., age 14 and son Philip, 8 years of age.

Sources –April Havens, Piney Point Museum, Official Register of the U.S.



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