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 Harriet <I>Kennerly</I> Clark

Harriet Kennerly Clark

Botetourt County, Virginia, USA
Death 25 Dec 1831 (aged 43)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 224, Lot 780
Memorial ID 62772224 · View Source
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Harriet Kennerly Radford Clark was one of the daughters born to Samuel Kennerly and his wife Mary Talbot Hancock.

Harriet was united in marriage twice during her life-time: first, on December 23, 1809 in Botetourt, Virginia to Dr. John Radford. Harriet and John were blessed with the birth of three children during their short 8 year marriage:

Rear Admiral William Radford
Mary Preston Radford Kearny
John Desborough Radford

Harriet was left a widow in 1817 when her husband was killed by a wild hog while traveling through the Kentucky wilderness (ref. The Two Wives of William Clark March 9, 2011 by Frances Hunter).

And second, on November 28, 1821 in St. Louis, Missouri to General William Clark, whose first wife, Julia Judith Hancock, was Harriet's cousin. Harriet became step-mother to her cousins five young children upon marrying William. Harriet and William were blessed with the birth of three children during their short 10 year marriage:

Jefferson Kearny Clark
Harriet Clark
Edmund Clark

Harriet passed away on Christmas Day 1831 at the age of 43, seven years before her husband William. They are interred together, with numerous family members in the Clark Family Burial Lot.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Harriet was the wife of the Memorial maintainer's 6th great grand uncle. Thank you to FAG for allowing me to maintain her Memorial.





  • Maintained by: SusanG
  • Originally Created by: P Fazzini
  • Added: 10 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62772224
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet Kennerly Clark (25 Jul 1788–25 Dec 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62772224, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by SusanG (contributor 47958392) .