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Mattie Orr Clark
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1855
Pontotoc
Pontotoc County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1948
San Gabriel
Milam County
Texas, USA

CLARK, Mrs. J. A. of San Gabriel. Age 92. Died 3/25/1948. Her sister Mrs. Dora (W.H.) Poole died in Rodessa, LA. earlier in the week/1948. Several hours after the sister's body arrived in Rockdale, Mrs. Clark passed away at the family home in San Gabriel. Services held for Mrs. Clark on Friday afternoon. Rev. Dennis of Austin officiated. Burial in Locklin Cemetery at San Gabriel. Both women were natives of Pontonoc, Mississippi and were educated in the Chichasaw Female College there. Mrs. Clark, as a young lady came to Texas and Rockdale in 1874, shortly after the town was founded. She accepted a position as teacher and soon after her sister, Mrs. Poole, followed to take up teaching. They taught in Milam Co. schools for some years.

Mrs. Poole BORN 1860, resided in Rockdale until "10 years ago" and had operated a millinery shop in Rockdale. She married William H. Poole, who died in 1939. Mrs. Poole is buried in the IOOF Cemetery, Rockdale. Mrs. Clark lived through the years at San Gabriel.

Mrs. Clark's SURVIVORS: 4 daughters, Mrs. W.W. Terry, Mrs. J.V. Herron and Mrs. Leah Anniss of San Gabriel, Mrs. Buell Cairns of Dallas; 2 sons, Harry of San Gabriel and Jamie Clark of Thorndale; sister, Mrs. Fanny Brodnax of Georgetown. 
 
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 Parents:
  Valentine Barry Orr (1826 - 1897)
  Mary Jackson Mauldin Orr (1836 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  James Ashbury Clark (1835 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Vallie Mae Clark Terry (1885 - 1978)*
  Harry Orr Clark (1886 - 1979)*
  Jamie Lee Clark (1888 - 1954)*
  Leah Whitfield Clark Anness (1891 - 1981)*
  Winnie Clark Herron (1893 - 1978)*
  Frank Lanham Clark (1895 - 1925)*
  Honor Beatrice Clark Cairns (1897 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mattie Orr Clark (1855 - 1948)
  William Harry Orr (1857 - 1915)*
  Dora Orr Poole (1860 - 1948)*
  Annie Orr (1865 - 1937)*
  Robert Lee Orr (1868 - 1947)*
  Frank Law Orr (1872 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MATTIE O. CLARK
NOV. 4, 1855
MAR. 25, 1948
 
Burial:
Locklin Cemetery
San Gabriel
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jul 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20716798
Mattie <i>Orr</i> Clark
Added by: John Christeson
 
Mattie <i>Orr</i> Clark
Added by: John Christeson
 
Mattie <i>Orr</i> Clark
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
 
 
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