Sept. 17, 1863
Apr. 18, 1892
The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. Job. I:20
Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 8 November 2013.
In 1870, Wm. F. Clark was enumerated in the household of J.M. Clark, age 40, and Emily Clark, age 37. Also in the household were Frances Clark, age 29, and Mary A., age 14. James M. Clark and Miss Emily Lucas married 4 February 1855 Livingston County. The groom was listed as age 25 and born Lauderdale County, Alabama. The bride was age 23 and born Livingston County. 
 1870 Livingston County, Kentucky census, Smithland, Roll M593_482, p. 252A, Ancestry.com. James M. and Emily (Lucas) Clark are presumed to be the parents of William F. Clark.
 Joyce McCandless Woodyard. Livingston County, Kentucky Marriage Records Including Marriages of Freedmen Vol II (Aug 1839-Dec 1871), (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1994), 87.
Published 21 May 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/