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Charley Clark
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1868
Death: Aug. 28, 1910

Mounted Policemen Beal and Putman charged with the shooting of saloon keeper Charles Clark here, rode into Mogollon this evening in charge of Sheriff Sanchez and Sergeant Collier of the mounted police, the whole cavalcade being fully armed.

Beal and Putnam it is said took refuge in the mountains after the killing. The two men refused to give up their arms,as they said they understood many of the citizens had made threats to kill them.

No trouble o any kind occurred but the situation was pretty tense and a small spark would have fanned into flame the resentment felt by Clark's friends against the mounted policemen.

The sheriff was requested by a number of ciitzens to lock the menup but Mr Sanchez assured them that there would be no trouble. Putman and Beal left late in the evening for Silver City where they will be taken to Socorro for trial.

The body Charles Clark left Silver City this morning on its way to Cooney,where the funeral will be held.

The business houses of Mogollon it is said will close for the occasion adn every available vehicle will be pressed into service for those who will go to attend the funeral.

There is general gloom here over the death of Clark. (bio by: Athanatos ) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Louisa Elizabeth Jackson Emerson (1869 - 1954)*
  Martha Jane Spurgeon Clark (1850 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Mogollon, New Mexico (Now a Ghost Town with 14 residents) Deputy and Saloon Keeper apparently shot by Mounted Police as he was making an arrest.
 
Burial:
Cooney Cemetery
Cooney
Catron County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: A fenced grave behind Cooney's Tomb
 
Created by: Tom Todd
Record added: Apr 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18767315
Charley Clark
Added by: Tom Todd
 
Charley Clark
Added by: Tom Todd
 
 
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 Added: May. 27, 2015

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 Added: Apr. 2, 2015

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 Added: Apr. 4, 2010
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