c-j 6-12-1989 grc BURIAL 1

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c-j 6-12-1989 grc BURIAL 1 - were there. The brothers were also...
were there. The brothers were also Revolutionary Revolutionary soldiers,, and are Gen. Jonathan Clark, an Intimate friend of "Light Horse" Harry Lee; Capt- Capt- Edmund Clark and Capt. John Clark, who waa Imprisoned by the mttisn on the Jersey prison ships. Another Another brother. Gen. William Clark, ' first Governor of Missouri is burled In Belle- Belle- rontalne . cemetery at Bt. Louis, oen. Clark's grave had been entirely obliterated ana ur. ciarK spent a wee trying iu locate it. He took eut men from King's undertaking establishment, and every morning would start out early wun mem and remain at the graveyard until dark. They dug trenches throughout the lnelos-nre lnelos-nre lnelos-nre until they discovered the remains of tne old hero. Tbey were easily laenunea by his military buttons and his having only ono leg. He had lost the other in battle, nr. Clark bad the remains put in a copper box. Gen. Clark was never mar ried, but has a number of relatives in Louisville, amonsr them Ml EllxavClark and her beautiful niece, Mtus KatefMrs. Mary C Cooke and the Mallard orotners, who mother, the late Mrs. Fanny Thrus-ton Thrus-ton Thrus-ton Ballard, one of the loveliest women Louisville haa ever known, was the only ehlld of Gen. Clark's sister Frances, by her second husband. Mr. Charles M. Thrus- Thrus- ton. she bavins first married Mr. james O' Fallon, of St. Louis.

Clipped from The Courier-Journal12 Jun 1898, SunPage 21

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)12 Jun 1898, SunPage 21
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