Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - Jennie Clark

Dau. of
Dr. J.R. & N.M.
May 26 1869
Oct. 28, 1899

Buried Marpleview Cemetery, Marion, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 21 October 2014.

A brief notice of Jennie Clark's death is given in the 2 November 1899 issue of the Crittenden Press: "Miss Jennie Clark, daughter of Dr. J.R. Clark, died at her home in this city Saturday after months of illness with consumption ... The burial was in the new cemetery Sunday afternoon."

The 1870 Crittenden County census shows the Clark family living in Piney Precinct. After Jennie's death, the 1900 Crittenden County census lists the family living at 95 Weldon Avenue in Marion.

Published 1 December 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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