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Elizabeth Little Clark
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1820
Greene County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 1, 1895
Van Wert
Decatur County
Iowa, USA

Wife of John Clark (1817-1881). Elizabeth was the mother of 13 children including Mary, David, Sarah, Emmeletta, Zachariah, James H., John L., Erastus, Isabel, Rosa Belle, Asberry and Lusetta. John and Elizabeth also had another child who died as an infant. John and Elizabeth were married May 25, 1838 in Greene County, Ohio. She was the daughter of David Little and Amy (Blue) Little.

Obituary from the Clarinda Journal, Clarinda, Iowa, May 10, 1895:

"Clarinda, Iowa (May 1895) - Mrs. Elizabeth Clark died at the home of her son, John, in Van Wert, Iowa May 1st. The remains were brought here for interment. Funeral services were held Friday at the home of Henry Carver. Will O. Hutchings delivering the funeral discourse. Mrs. Clark was born in Greene County, Ohio, December 7, 1820. Married and moved with ther husband to Lucas County, Iowa in 1857. In 1874, came to Clarinda and has made this her home since that time except when on a protracted visit to her children in other parts. Two years ago, she was attacked with bronchitis and finally succumbed to that disease. She was the mother of thirteen children, five of whom preceded her to the spirit land. Two daughters, Mrs. J. M. Edwards and Mrs. Henry Carver, together with one son, D. B. Clark, reside here. One daughter, Mrs. Will Rash, resides at Cambria, Iowa and three other sons, as follows: Zack Clark, Portland, Oregon, James, Corydon, Iowa, and Asbury at Sharpsburg, Iowa. Mrs. Clark was a good neighbor, a kind and indulgent mother, considerate of the feelings of others and had a heart full of pity and compassion for the erring and unfortunate. "These words build a monument of glory above the humblest grave." 
 
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 Parents:
  David Little (1792 - 1858)
  Amy Blue Little (1792 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  John Clark (1817 - 1881)
 
 Children:
  Mary Clark Edwards (1839 - 1921)*
  David Blue Clark (1840 - 1903)*
  Sarah Catherine Clark Barnett (1843 - 1887)*
  Emmaletta Clark (1845 - 1846)*
  Zachariah Taylor Clark (1847 - 1924)*
  James Harrison Clark (1850 - 1920)*
  John Little Clark (1852 - 1932)*
  Erastus M. Clark (1854 - 1854)*
  Isabel Clair Clark Carver (1855 - 1941)*
  Rosa Belle Clark Rash (1858 - 1948)*
  Asberry Bowman Clark (1860 - 1948)*
  Lusetta Clark Searl (1865 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  John N. Little (1815 - 1854)**
  David Blue Little (1819 - 1849)*
  Elizabeth Little Clark (1820 - 1895)
  Catherine Little Fletcher (1823 - 1908)*
  Sarah Little Andrews (1824 - 1887)*
  James Franklin Little (1827 - 1897)*
  Jacob Little (1830 - 1879)*
  Nancy M. Little Andrews (1833 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Clarinda
Page County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Calcat
Record added: Jul 07, 2009
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Elizabeth <i>Little</i> Clark
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Elizabeth <i>Little</i> Clark
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To my 3rd great grandmother, with love!
- Calcat
 Added: May. 16, 2014
From a distant family member.
- Judy Russell
 Added: Oct. 8, 2013

- Tami
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