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 Mourning <I>Clark</I> Key

Mourning Clark Key

Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Jan 1840 (aged 75)
Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, USA
Burial Elbert County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 42281234 · View Source
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Mourning Clark was the daughter of Christopher Clark Sr. and Milicent Mildred Terrell. She was born on 12 Aug 1764 in Albemarle County, Virginia. Mourning Clark married William Bibb Key on 23 Dec 1782 in Albemarle County, Virginia. They had 15 children together.

When Mourning Clark Key died at the age of 75, she was buried beside her husband in the Key Family Cemetery. Her burial is marked with a ledger stone. They had been married nearly 54 years.

The burial locations of her parents are unknown.

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In Memory of
Wife of Wm. B. Key,
And Daughter of Christopher Clark
Who was born
In Albemarle Co., State of Virginia,
August 12th, 1764
And died in Elbert Co., Georgia
January 22nd, 1840
Aged 75 years, 5 months & 10 days
Erected by N. & L. Mattox, 1850

Gravesite Details White marble slab. One of the only two identifiable graves in this cemetery.





  • Maintained by: Rajordan
  • Originally Created by: Mary Esther Lord Smith
  • Added: 23 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42281234
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mourning Clark Key (12 Aug 1764–22 Jan 1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42281234, citing Key Family Cemetery, Elbert County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Rajordan (contributor 46490397) .