Found him on the 1860 Westmoreland, Oneida, New York census (img 32) age 42, farmer. His widowed mother Hepsibeth Wilgus
age 76 is listed as 'Wid Owner Farm'.
Found him on the 1870 Westmoreland, Oneida, New York census (img 34) age 52, farmer. Found him on the 1880 Buffalo, Erie, New York census (dist 167 img 21) age 62, canvasser. Also in his houshold is Tabatha Dunning
, cousin. Unknown how she is related.
Found him on the 1900 Buffalo Ward 23, Erie, New York census (dist 198 img 18) as Clark Wilgus
age 82, widower. His daughter Eunice Wilgus
age 39, single, is living with him.
The funeral of Clark Wilgus, one of Buffalo's oldest residents, was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from his home, No. 49 Nineteenth Street. Mr. Wilgus died Monday after a brief illness. He was born in Oneida county in 1818 and came to Buffalo when a young man. He opened a store on the water front and continued in business until a few years ago. He had lived here over 50 years. He is survived by James B. and Edward E. Wilgus of Rochester, Mrs. John W. Rector of Naples, Mrs. Jerome E. Garvey of this city and Mrs. Frank M. Sheldon of Olean.
The Buffalo Courier March 5, 1908