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Maggie E. Davis Clark

  • Birth 19 Mar 1836 Morris County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 27 Jan 1897 Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 51901923

Maggie was an activist concerned with the benefits of Confederate Veterans and worked in the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Home. She was instrumental in convincing the State of Florida to recognize the financial and medical needs of the aged veterans. The Florida Times-Union mentioned her in their "In And About Town" section on 24 July 1896 as "Mrs. James F. Clark is now raising funds for the Confederate dead who have no headstones. She says she will be grateful for any contributions for this purpose". This is ironic because her husband, James F. Clark, remained without a headstone for over 75 years.

The family Bible shows her death date as 27 Sep 1897.

OBITUARY - Florida Times-Union, January 28, 1897, page 4 column 4

Mrs. M. P. Clark, wife of James F. Clark, died very suddenly at ?? o'clock yesterday morning of heart failure at her residence at 730 West Church Street. She has been a resident of this city for ten years. Undertaker Clark took charge of the remains. The funeral will take place this morning at 10 o'clock from the house(?), Rev. W. A. McLean officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.


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Cemetery office confirmed that this burial is unmarked. They also reported, specifically:
she is in DA lot 413 next to Eddie Starling but no marker to photograph.


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  • Created by: Jim Bass
  • Added: 2 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51901923
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maggie E. Davis Clark (19 Mar 1836–27 Jan 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51901923, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Jim Bass (contributor 47079329) .