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Micajah S Dark
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Birth: May 17, 1800
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1874
Chalk Level
St. Clair County
Missouri, USA

Micajah & Elizabeth sold for $5.00 to the trustees of Bethel Church, 13 acres to build a church house thereupon. Recorded, 8 Apr 1854 (soon after this it is believed the family moved to MO.

Micajah S Dark 1800-1874 survived the Raid on Osceola, Sept. 22, 1861 and rode in Quantrillls Raid on Lawrence Kansas in August 1863 in retaliation for the September 22, 1861 raid on Osceola during which he was badly wounded and left for dead.
He was the justice of the peace at Chalk Level Township when, in 1874, Jayhawkers taking revenge for Lawrence, seriously beat him and eventually shot him and threw him into the Osage River. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver Dark (1776 - 1850)
  Amelia Hayes Dark (1775 - 1850)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Dudley Dark (1805 - 1859)*
  Nancy E Dunlap Dark (1836 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Oliver Dark (1828 - 1906)*
  Roseanna Dark Hendryx (1836 - 1935)*
  Amy Frances Dark Locke (1841 - 1905)*
  William Horace Dark (1844 - 1919)*
  John Dark (1864 - 1944)*
  Martha Jane Dark Collins (1867 - 1930)*
  Sterling Dark (1872 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Micajah S Dark (1800 - 1874)
  Sarah "Sally" Dark Sanders (1807 - 1886)*
  Amy Dark (1810 - 1875)**
  Lydia Dark Bourland (1815 - 1861)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: vleavy
Originally Created by: Ralph Brown
Record added: Jun 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92782850
 

 
 
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