|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1790|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 1839|
My 3rd great,grandfather
Silas was born in Augusta or Botetoune Co., Virginia.
Silas died March 18, 1839, Kelly Clark Farm, Jackson Co, TN
Silas was the son of Vachael Matthew Clark 1761-1838 and Isabella Grimes 1763-1801.
Silas married Elizabeth Mills 10 Nov 1813 in Jackson Co, Tennessee.
Silas Clark was in the War of 1812 from Nov 13, 1814 to May 1815. He served in the militia in Captain Henry West's company in the battle of New Orleans. For this service he was granted 100 acres on Ward's Fork of Jennings Creek in Jackson Co. Tennessee.
He was killed near the Cumberland River when thrown by his horse against a tree. A broken limestone slab marks his grave in the Clark Family Cemetery on Ward's Fork.
Silas Clark and Elizabeth Mills had 9 children together.
1. Alexader Clark 1814-between 1880-1900
2. Montgomery Clark (Gumps) 1817-between 1900-1910
3. John Morris Clark 1818-1883 gg grandfather
4. Almyra Clark Kirby 1821
5. George Washington Clark 1823-1864 Civil War
6. Polly Ann Clark 1825-
7. Cyrus Graham Clark 1827-1863 Civil War
8. Adatha Anna Clark Hudson 1834-
9. Granville P. Clark 1836-
Vachael Matthew Clark (1761 - 1838)
Elizabeth Mills Clark (1790 - ____)*
Alexander Clark (1814 - ____)*
John Morris Clark (1818 - 1882)*
George Washington Clark (1823 - 1864)*
Cyrus Graham Clark (1827 - 1863)*
Note: A broken linestone slab marks his grave
Clark Cemetery Wards Fork
Created by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery
Record added: Sep 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29921803