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Samuel Clark
Birth: Sep. 17, 1851
Posey County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1917
Humphreys
Sullivan County
Missouri, USA

Samuel Clark was born in Indiana 9-17-1851 and died at his home one and one-half miles northeast of old Lindley, 12-04-1917, at the age of 66 years, 2 months and 17 days. He came to Missouri 55 years ago, when only a lad of 11 years.

He was Married to Miss Matilda Hatcher 7-28-1873. To this happy union 12 children were born, three of whom preceded him to that unknown world from which no traveler has returned.

Those who remain and were at his bedside when the summons came were, Mrs. A.M. Rhodes, Alva Clark,Mrs. Rhodes, Will Clark of Ft Smith Arkansas, Mrs. Eliza Batsell of St. Joseph, Mo. John clark, Mrs. Ollie Smith, Mrs. Hallie Trask of Laredo, Mo. and Chas. J. (known as Bun) Clark.

There are 29 grnadchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Besides the above named: He leaves one sister, Mrs Anna Mantlo of near Lindley and two brothers, Charles Clark of Milan and ?

The deceased was an honored and worthy member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge at Humphreys. He was a member of the Christian Church at LIndley, having joined when he was 18 years old.

Brother Clark lived an honorable and upright life, was respected and loved by all, and will be greatly missed by the family and friends.

Funeral was conducted from North Bethel Church and the large crowd that filled the house was evidence of the high esteem in which he held where he had lived so long. The sermon was preached by J.H. Lane of Laredo M.E. Church, using as a text 1 Cor. 15:35. His body was laid to rest in the Humphreys cemetery. The I.O.O.F. had charge of the service at the grave using their beautiful and impressive burial service. Thus marks the passing of a "good man". "Jesus while our hearts are bleeding o're the spoils that death hath won. We would at this solemn part". 
 
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 Parents:
  Augustine Elisha Clark (1825 - 1876)
  Lydia A. Crabtree Clark (____ - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Matilda Hatcher Clark (1851 - 1933)
 
 Children:
  Vinney Clark (1874 - 1875)*
  Bessie Anna Clark Roades (1875 - 1959)*
  Robert Alva Clark (1877 - 1959)*
  Bertha Lee Clark Roades (1879 - 1963)*
  William A. Clark (1882 - 1961)*
  John Truman Clark (1883 - 1962)*
  Lydia M Clark Batsell (1884 - 1962)*
  Ollie Clark Smith (1886 - 1965)*
  Pollie Ann Clark Trask (1888 - 1973)*
  Minnie Clark (1890 - 1891)*
  Charles Isaac Clark (1893 - 1930)*
  Nancy Clark (1897 - 1897)*
 
 Siblings:
  William R. Clark (1847 - 1849)*
  Samuel Clark (1851 - 1917)
  Anna M. Mantlo (1855 - 1944)*
  Lawrence A. Clark (1857 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Humphreys Cemetery
Humphreys
Sullivan County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: humphreysetc
Record added: Oct 09, 2008
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