Aug. 30, 1852 Bunker Hill Macoupin County Illinois, USA
Son of William Clark, Sr. b 1764 probably in VA, d Mar 8, 1841, probably in KY.
John Clark was a farmer. He farmed in Kentucky and Tennessee near present-day Clarksville, TN.
Married (1) Mary Ann "Polly" Brooks, b Nov. 19, 1802, d April 6, 1836 in Macoupin Co., IL. They were married Apr. 11, 1820, Christian Co., KY. Mary Ann was was the daughter of Cary Brooks. Cary Brooks can by found in the Todd Co. (now Christian Co.), KY census of 1820. Polly's burial place is unknown.
The family moved north to Macoupin, Co., IL about 1833-1835, and Polly died in 1836.
*Source for Prudence Corzine's maiden name: Moses Barber of South Kingstown, RI and Many Descendants, by Louis Schroeder, 1984.
Source for all other material: "Clark Family History" by Ernest Edward East, 1925. East referred to a John Clark family Bible. Mr. East "in May, 1925, visited the Clark burial lot in Bunker Hill cemetery. The inscriptions on the headstones of John Clark, of Prudence Clark and of Rebecca Clark were easily red. A lilac shrub fully ten feet high grows on the grave of John Clark." A Find A Grave volunteer was unable to locate the marker in 2013. Lilac shrubs are long-lived, so that may be a tip for future researchers.