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James A. Clarke
October 27, 1828–January 27, 1894

Mr. James A. Clarke, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. M. Gallagher, on the 27th of January, aged 65 years and 3 months. Mr. Clark had been ailing for a year or two, and had been confined to the house for two months. Mr. Clark was born at Rockport, Indiana, October 27th 1828. He remained a resident of that state until 1850 when he became a resident of Monticello. Two years later the gold excitement drew him to California. He remained there until 1864 when he returned to Monticello. The next year he went to Montana, and returned in 1868. After that he remained a citizen of Monticello. Mr. Clark was never married. He is survived by his aged mother, Mrs. Phemister, a half sister, Mrs. Gallagher and a half brother who lives in the west. The funeral was conducted last Monday by Rev. David Street. In this connection the relatives desire to thank the kind friends for their attention during Mr. Clark's illness.

Submitted by: Karen Isaacson Leverich
Source: Monticello Express,1 February 1894, page 5

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