|Elizabeth N. Reid Clark
June 28, 1864–May 22, 1933
|Monmouth—May 26—Funeral services for Mrs. J. C. Clark were held in the home Thursday afternoon, the Rev. F. E. Mastin of the M.E. church officiating. Songs were sung by Mrs. Lee Allen and Mrs. R. C. Best, with Mrs. S. A. Orris, accompanist. Burial was in Madison cemetery, near Center Junction.
Elizabeth N. Reid, daughter of William and Nancy Paul Reid, was born June 28, 1864 in Ireland and died in Monmouth, May 22. With her brother John, she came to America in 1881, and for a time, made her home with relatives in Jones county Iowa.
November 27, 1886, she was united in marriage with John Calhoune Clark of Center Junction, and to this union twelve children were born, ten of whom survive, six daughters, Mrs. Mae Hopkins of Onslow, Mrs. Hazel Work of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Alice Sawyer of Monticello, Mrs. Cornelia Bradshaw of Bainbridge, Ohio and Sadie and Mildred at home; four sons, John of Wheatland, Howard of Onslow, and David and George at home. Two boys Joseph and Fred, died in infancy. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. James Eckler of Dubuque and two brothers, George Reid of Onslow and John Reid of Bozeman, Mont. Another brother, Will Reid died one year ago in Grand Junction. There are also ten grandchildren, a half brother and four half sisters live in Ireland.
When living in Center Junction, Mrs. Clark became a member of the Presbyterian church.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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