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Martha Ellen Clark Downing
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1866
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1961
Olney
Young County
Texas, USA

daughter of Jasper James Clark - Sarah Virginia Driver

born Albin Hill, Tennessee

Services for Mrs. Martha Ellen Downing, 94, were held at the Church of God in Olney, Texas.

Mrs. Downing had lived at 923 Bluebonnet Drive in Olney, Texas since 1949.

Miss Martha Clark married William T. Downing on 16 July 1881 at Tennessee. He preceded her in death.

She came to Texas in 1890 and had lived in East Texas and in Seymour before moving to Olney.

Mrs. Downing was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survived by four sons - C.L. Downing of Fort Worth, J.B. Downing of Archer City, George T. Downing of Ore City, VA, J.R. Downing of Houston; two daughters - Mrs. T.H. Duncan of Olney and Mrs. J.W. Gary of Greenville, MS; 31 grandchildren; 97 great-grandchildren; 36 great-great-grandchildren.

The Olney Enterprise
Olney, Young County, Texas
26 January 1961
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jasper James Clark (1808 - 1885)
  Sarah Virginia Driver Clark (1832 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  William Thomas Downing (1856 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  James William Downing (1885 - 1960)*
  Frances Ada Downing Duncan (1887 - 1972)*
  John Burl Downing (1888 - 1962)*
  George Thomas Downing (1894 - 1970)*
  Joseph Riley Downing (1896 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy C. A. Clark Collins (1831 - 1910)**
  Mary Abigale Clark (1832 - 1911)**
  J A Clark (1834 - 1919)**
  Nancy Jane Clark (1840 - 1917)**
  Minerva Clark Minatre/Minatree (1841 - ____)**
  John B. Clark (1843 - 1919)**
  Ebenezer M. Clark (1847 - 1926)**
  Sarah Elizabeth Clark Childers (1852 - 1927)*
  Thomas Wiley Clark (1854 - 1934)*
  Robert Luther Clark (1855 - 1922)*
  George Washington Clark (1856 - 1904)*
  J N Clark (1861 - 1945)*
  Isaac Noel Clark (1865 - 1950)*
  Martha Ellen Clark Downing (1866 - 1961)
  Allie Bell Clark (1871 - 1940)*
  Leroy Preston Clark (1874 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: May 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89755602
Martha Ellen <i>Clark</i> Downing
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Martha Ellen <i>Clark</i> Downing
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Martha Ellen <i>Clark</i> Downing
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- Lolene Newman
 Added: May. 3, 2014

- Searchers of our Past
 Added: Nov. 29, 2012
 
 
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