Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Clarks in:
 • Waxahachie City Cemetery
 • Waxahachie
 • Ellis County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Lettia Margaret Roberts Clark
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 10, 1865
Alabama, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1926
Waxahachie
Ellis County
Texas, USA

Daughter of J. W. and Mary Roberts, Lettia was married first to George Franklin Aldridge. They had seven children and after his death in 1901, she married widower Edward Porter Clark, and they had two sons. The following is a newspaper account of the accident causing her death.

July 22, 1926
Paper: Dallas Morning News

Woman Killed, Son Injured at Crossing

WAXAHACHIE, Texas, July 21--
Mrs. Lettie Clark, 60 years old, was mortally injured, and her son, Floyd Clark, suffered a badly lacerated scalp when the automobile in which they were riding was struck by a passenger train at a crossing in the residence district of Waxahachie Wednesday. They were in route from Bardwell, near here, to the bedside of Mrs. Clark's daughter, Mrs. J. B.Boswell, ill at her home here, when the accident occurred.

July 23, 1926
Paper: Dallas Morning News

Auto Struck by Train, Woman Dies of Injuries

ENNIS, Texas, July 22--
Mrs. Lettie Clark of Bardwell, 60 years old, died in Waxahachie Sanitarium Wednesday from injuries received when her car was struck by a Houston and Texas Central passenger train at the Kaufman street crossing in Waxahachie Wednesday morning. Her son, Floyd Clark, was slightly injured. Conductor J. P. Montgomery and engineer Harry Hickox of Ennis were in charge of the train."

May you rest in peace. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  George F Aldridge (1842 - 1901)
  Edward Porter Clark (1860 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Mayme Aldridge Cunningham (1885 - 1967)*
  James Ewell Clark (1907 - 1989)*
  James Boen Clark (1909 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waxahachie City Cemetery
Waxahachie
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Addition 3, Block 2, Lot 9, 5th Row
 
Created by: Gloria Tune
Record added: Feb 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34298251
Lettia Margaret <i>Roberts</i> Clark
Added by: Gloria Tune
 
Lettia Margaret <i>Roberts</i> Clark
Cemetery Photo
Added by: DonZas
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Always loved, never forgotten
- Gloria Tune
 Added: Feb. 28, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service