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Mary Ann Hancock Clarkson Smith
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Birth: 1831
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1919
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA

Mary Ann was the daughter of Robert Hancock and Charlotte Morgan. On February 5, 1852 she married Daniel B. Clarkson in Chattooga County, Georgia. [Daniel was the son of Joseph Clarkson and Nancy Gober; Daniel was the grandson of William Gober II and his second wife Lucy Campbell who were married April 18, 1785 in Lunenburg County, Viginia; Daniel was the gr-grandson of William Gober I and Nancy Meakins.]

On July 24, 1864 Daniel B. Clarkson was killed in Walker County, Georgia by the notorious Gatewood Raiders, it is said, in his front yard in front of his family. His nephew William W. Clarkson, son of John Hinge Clarkson and Jane Hammond, died the very same day, pulled from his bed and murdered by the Gatewood Raiders. (See: History of Walker County, Georgia, page 121.) William is buried in the Clarkson Family Cemetery in Kensington, Walker County, Georgia. [See: Find a Grave Memorial #65295842]

Mary Ann Hancock and Daniel B. Clarkson had the following children:

. Sarah Jane Clarkson b. Nov 1852, d. 1936
. William P. Clarkson b. c 1854
. Liza Louisa Clarkson b. c 1856, d. 19 Jul 1860
. Martha L. Clarkson b. c 1858
. John Daniel Clarkson b. 19 Jul 1862, d. 26 Sep 1946

After her husband Daniel B. Clarkson was murdered at their home by the Gatewood Raiders on July 24, 1864, Mary Ann married for the second time about 1865 to Ambrose Smith with whom she had three daughters:

. Julia 1866
. Nancy Emmaline 1868
. Florence 1875

The 1870 federal census finds Ambrose Smith and wife Mary in Shoal Creek, Johnson County, Arkansas. In the household were:

Amebreus Smith 54
Mary Smith 39
William Smith 22
Ruben Smith 18
Louisa Smith 20
Mary Smith 16
William Clarkston 15
Louisa Clarkston 13
Martha Clarkston 11
Daniel Clarkston 8
July Smith 4
Emaline Smith 2

The 1880 federal census finds the family in Cane Creek, Logan County, Arkansas -- Ambrose died there about 1890.

Ambros Smith 61
Mary Smith 47
William Smith 30
Julia Smith 14
Emeline Smith 12
Florence Smith 5

The 1900 federal census finds Mary living in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory in the household of her son John
D. Clarkson:

John D Clarkson 37
Rosa Clarkson 23
Charles Clarkson 11
Clarence M Clarkson 9
Omar O Clarkson 7
Clinton Clarkson 4
Mary Smith 68

By the 1910 federal census Mary was living with her son William Smith in Justice Precinct 8, Hill County, Texas:

William Smith 58
A A Smith 54
Mary Lue Smith 11
Mary Jean [Ann] Smith 78

In 1918 Mary Ann Hancock Clarkson Smith was committed by a son to the Eastern Oklahoma State Hospital in Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma. [The name was changed in 1947 to Eastern State Hospital.] Mary's Oklahoma Death Certificate gives her name as "Mary Clarkston" and according to the death certificate, Mary was a former resident of Haskell County and had been a patient at the hospital 1 year and 3 months when she died of exhaustion and senile dementia on the 21st day of June 1919. She was buried in the hospital cemetery on June 25, 1919.
Eastern Oklahoma State Hospital Cemetery
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: BonnieGober12
Record added: May 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90699116
Mary Ann <i>Hancock</i> Clarkson Smith
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In memory of Mary Ann Hancock Clarkson Smith, who was the wife of Daniel Clarkson, my first cousin, 4x removed.
- BonnieGober12
 Added: May. 25, 2012

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