|Birth: ||May 10, 1837|
|Death: ||Aug. 24, 1925|
James Benjamin Clark
Birth 10 May 1837 in Jackson, Tennessee
Death 24 Aug 1925 in Blue Mound, Macon, Illinois
Son of James R Clark and Sarah Gains
At age of 23 Married Sarah Elizabeth Hall
18 March 1866 in Macon County Illinois
Father of 11 children
Civil War Vet
Enlisted in Union Army on 5 August 1861
Company E, 41st Infantry Regiment Illinois
He was Married to Sarah E. (Hall) Clark Mar. 4, 1846 to June 6, 1931. They were married Mar. 18, 1966.
Civil War discharge lists Company "E" Marine Regiment United States.
Blue Mound, August 26-James Benjamin Clark, aged 89 years, died Monday evening at 8 o'clock at his home here of the infirmities of old age. He had been failing rapidly since early spring.
Mr. Clark was born in Tennessee May 10, 1836. He came to Illinois when a young man and enlisted in the Civil war from this state at the beginning of the war.
Soon after the return from the war, he was united in marriage to Miss Sarah E. Hall of this vicinity. To this union were born 11 children, 9 of whom survive with the aged widow. They are Charles of Assumption, Frank of Decatur, Eugene B. of Warrensburg, Chester of Stonington, Alfred at home; the daughters, Mrs. Agnes Crouch of Moweaqua, Mrs. Alice Johnson, Mrs. Anna Vermillion, Mrs. Lydia Harbarger, all of near Blue Mound. One daughter, Mrs. Jennie Cochran, died Feb 5, 1920 and one son, Bruce, died April 11, 1914.
Burial will be in Hall cemetery.
Herald Aug 26, 1925
Sarah E. Hall Clark (1846 - 1931)*
Charles Leonard Clark (1867 - 1939)*
Cora Alice Clark Johnson (1869 - 1943)*
Jennie F. Clark Ping Cochran (1871 - 1920)*
Frank Leslie Clark (1874 - 1940)*
Nora A. Clark Crouch (1876 - 1943)*
Eugene B. Clark (1879 - 1959)*
Lydia Estella Clark Harbarger (1881 - 1934)*
Chester L. Clark (1884 - 1953)*
Annie May Vermillion (1886 - 1950)*
Oscar Bruce Clark (1888 - 1914)*
Alfred M Clark (1891 - 1969)*
Co. E 41 ILL. Inf.
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3rd great grandfatherJames Benjamin ClarkHusband ofSarah E. Hall ClarkFind A Grave Memorial# 45688168Father ofJennie F. Clark Ping CochranFind A Grave Memorial# 45857314|
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