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Capt. John C. CLARK
Lucy ELLIOTT
Sarah F. (__?__) SAMUELS
Elizabeth (CHICK) READ
Husband:  John C. CLARK
Birth:  ca. 1775, Kendricks Creek, Sullivan Co., NC [now TN]
Death:  25 Jan 1831, Fruits [now Williamsburg], Callaway Co., MO
Office:  1797-1824, Clerk of the County Court, Christian Co., KY
Migration:  1824, to Callaway Co., MO 
Father:  Col. Henry CLARK, Sr.
Mother:  Sarah "Sally" JONES
Marriage-1:  27 Feb 1799, Montgomery Co., TN
Wife-1:  Lucy ELLIOTT
Birth:  1765-1784
Death:  ca. 1818, Hopkinsville, Christian Co., KY
Father:  Lewis ELLIOTT
Mother:  Nancy WRIGHT of Fauquier Co., VA; d/o Capt./Rev. John WRIGHT & Ann WILLIAMS
Marriage-2:  19 Apr 1818, Christian Co., KY
Wife-2:  Sarah F. __?__
Death:  1819, Christian Co., KY
Other spouse:  m1.  Mr. SAMUELS
Marriage-3:  12 Oct 1819, Christian Co., KY
Wife-3:  Elizabeth "Betsy" CHICK
Birth:  1792/3, Virginia
Death:  18 Dec 1854, Nine Mile Prairie, Callaway Co., MO 
Other spouse:  m1. 1 Feb 1814, Alexander READ
Father:  Hardin CHICK
Mother:  Nancy SCATES
Children with Lucy ELLIOTT born in Christian Co., KY: 
  1.  Sarah Jones "Sally" CLARK, b. 1799 
  2.  (Son A) CLARK, b. 1800
  3.  William M. CLARK, b. 1801; d. 1819; bur. Christian Co., KY
  4.  Jones CLARK, b. 1802 
  5.  Claritha CLARK, b. 1804; m1. Mr. SEARS; m2. 31 May 1838, Robert H. JORDAN
  6.  Susannah "Susan" CLARK, b. 1807 
  7.  Nancy Wright CLARK, b. 1808 
  8.  Edward CLARK, b. 1810 or 1812
  9.  (Son B) CLARK, b. 1810 or 1812
10.  Jane CLARK, b. 1814
11.  James Steele CLARK, b. 1815
12.  John CLARK, b. 1817
13.  Lucy Ann CLARK, b. 1818
Child with Sarah F. (__?__) SAMUELS  born in Hopkinsville, Christian Co., KY:
14.  Amanda Malvina CLARK, b. 1819; m. 15 Jun 1837, John ZEIGER
Children with Betsy (CHICK) READ:
born in Hopkinsville, Christian Co., KY:
15.  Logan CLARK, b. 4 Sep 1820; m. 1846, Harriet E. KID / KIDD
16.  Isaac CLARK, b. 1821
17.  Shelby CLARK, b. 28 Aug 1823; m. 27 Sep 1849, Virginia JONES

born at Nine Mile Prairie, Callaway Co., MO:
18.  Elizabeth "Betsy" Jane CLARK, b. 1825
19.  Samuel Shryock CLARK, b. 1827
20.  Frances "Fanny" CLARK, b. 1829
21.  Benton CLARK, b. 1830; m. 28 Oct 1852, Lucy T. HOCKADAY
22.  John E. CLARK, b. 1831

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Sources:

1.  Family Group Sheets compiled by Georgie Tolleson and Betty Ann (Matthiesen) Cogliati, who cite the following sources:
Christian Co., KY, Marriage Book
Will of Lewis Elliot, Montgomery Co., TN
Will of John Clark, Calloway Co., MO, Book A, p. 270
Settlement of Estate of John Clark, Calloway Co., MO, Book D, p. 66
Calloway Co., MO, Deed Book B, pp. 327, 465
Calloway Co., MO, Will Book A, p. 580, Will Book F, p. 492
Calloway Co., MO, Marriage Book
US Census, Calloway Co., MO:  1850, 1880
Pioneer Families of Missouri (Bryan & Rose 1876: 246-247)
History of Audrain County, Missouri, p. 635
History of Pettis County, Missouri, p. 630

2.  Montgomery County [TN] Marriage Records (online at the Montgomery County TNGenWeb site):
Clerk, John to Lucy Elliott  Feb 27, 1799

3.  1800 

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 (Broderbund CD-313).   Please see my WARNING regarding use of the numerical data from this database.  (In this case, the switching of the genders is of no consequence, but based on the tax rolls, there should have been slaves enumerated.) 
1810 Clark, John KY Christian Co. p. 84 31010-31010-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males  9 or under 1800-1810 Edward or Son B (b. 1810)
Jones (b. 1802)
William (b. 1801)
1 male  10-15 1794-1800 Son A (b. 1800)
1 male  26-44 1765-1784 John (b. c1775)
3 females  9 or under 1800-1810 Nancy (b. 1808)
Susannah (b. 1807)
Claritha (b. 1804)
1 female  10-15 1794-1800 Sarah (b. 1799)
1 female  26-44 1765-1784 Lucy
"Son A" could be a border or other kin and not a son of John and Lucy.  A "Son B," who presumably died young, was already believed to have existed.

5.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):
Clark, John KY Christian Co. p. 40
Clark, John KY Christian Co. p. 42
We'll need the numbers to tell which is the above John.  With 15 children by 1820, I don't think it will be hard to tell which he is...
12 of 23
1820 KY Christian 40
Jno Clark 010201-11101-0-900  5330-7030

6.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):
Clark, John MO Callaway Co. p. 77
I presume this is our subject's son.

1830 MO Callaway Co. p. 77 John Clark 221 200 020 - 102 201 000
Living five doors down from Joshua M BOON.

7.  1840

8.  1850

9a.  A.B. Willhite.  [n.d.]  Christian Co., Kentucky, Tax List, 1804-1809.  (self-published; available from author at 4396 Coopertown Rd., Russellville, KY 42276, or from the Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY):
Pg. in
Willhite
Year Last 
Name
First 
Name
A B C D E Total
Acres
18 1804 Clark John 1 - 1 3 4 13,641
46 1805 Clark John
*
*
*
*
* *
74 1806 Clark John 1 1 1 3 7  8,009
118 1807 Clark John 1 - 3 4 5 15,829
161-2 1808 Clark John 1 - 3 4 6 11,159
208-9 1809 Clark John 1   5 9 6 10,959
Legend for numerical data:
A = White Males 21 or over; B = White Males 16-20 (this column not used in 1809);
C = Blacks over 16; D = Total Blacks; E = Horses
*Book too damaged to read; just names listed (no data)
The above is a condensed summary; for complete enumeration, including watersheds, see Capt. John C. CLARK on the Tax Rolls of Christian Co., KY, 1804-1809.

9b.  A.B. Willhite.   [n.d.]  Christian Co., Kentucky, Tax List, 1810-1813.   (Self-published; available from author at 4396 Coopertown Rd., Russellville, KY 42276, or from the Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY):
Pg. in
Willhite
Year Last 
Name
First 
Name
A B C D E Total
Acres
9 1810 Clark John *   * * * 12,589
61-2 1811 Clark John 1 1 6 12 6 13,754
112 1812 Clark John 1   6 12 6 13,747
164 1813 Clark John 1   7 13 6 13,729
Legend for numerical data:
A = White Males 21 or over; B = White Males 16-20 (this column used only in 1811);
C = Blacks over 16; D = Total Blacks; E = Horses
*No data.
The above is a condensed summary; for complete enumeration, including watersheds, see Capt. John C. CLARK on the Tax Rolls of Christian Co., KY, 1810-1813 [under construction].

9c.  A.B. Willhite.   [n.d.] Christian Co., Kentucky, Tax List, 1814-1818.   (Self-published; out of print.  I do not have a copy.  If you have one to sell, please contact me.)

9d.  A.B. Willhite.   [n.d.]  Christian Co., Kentucky, Tax List, 1819-1823.   (Self-published; available from author at 4396 Coopertown Rd., Russellville, KY 42276, or from the Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY).
Pg. in
Willhite
Year Last 
Name
First 
Name
A B C D Total
Acres
13 1819 Clark John * * * * 10,746 
85 1820 Clark John 1 12 24  7  9,117 
128 1821 Clark John 1 11 23  9  7,861 
170 1822 Clark John 1 13 28 21  5,793**
215 1823 Clark John 1 13 26  7  7,586**
Legend for numerical data: 
A = White Males 21 or over; B = Blacks over 16; C = Total Blacks; D = Horses
*No data.  **Includes town lots in Hopkinsville.

10.  Abstract of the Will of John CLARK (page 3 of what appears to be type-written manuscript of Callaway County, Missouri, will abstracts; source otherwise unknown; photocopy kindly provided by Betty Ann (Matthiesen) Cogliati):
CALLAWAY COUNTY, MISSOURI

CLARK, JOHN - will dated 20 Jan 1831.
Wife Betsy Clark.  To son James Steel Clark, land and negro boys, Joseph & Toliver; to dau., Lucy Ann Clark, land in Randolph Co., Mo., and 640 acres in Tennessee, and the debt from John Irvin's heirs, and negros Anne, and Robert, Jane's youngest child.  To daughter, Amanda Malvina Clark, all the land in Hancock's Prairie, and negro boy Young and negro girl, Susan (Rosses & Betsys children); to son, Jones Clark, negro boys, Aron and William; to Mrs. Nancy Chick, the cabin called Bryans Cabin and 25 acres of land during her lifetime.  To Miss Fanny Chick, bequest of some furniture.  Balance to present wife, Betsy Clark, and at her death to be equally divided between "my children by her with the after exceptions and provisions (viz) my sons, Logan, Isaack & Shelby Clark, and my dau., Betsy Jane Clark, and my son Samuel Shryock Clark, my daughter, Fanny Clark, and my son Benton Clark.  (Probably mentioned in order of age).  Exrs., wife Betsey Clark, Samuel Hopson and Jones Clark.  Wit: Enoch Fruit, James Callison, Samuel L. Bryan, John A. Adams & George W. Burt.  Recorded 1 Feb 1831.  Exr., Samuel Hopson.  Sec., Robert J. Boyd, Jones Clark & William Cowherd.  (Betsey Clark & Jones Clark renounced their rights to admr.) (137-142)

11.  Mary Clark's web site:  Genealogy of the CLARK Family.

12.  Christian County Genealogical Society.  1986.  Family Histories, 1797-1986.  Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY:  Biographical sketch of John CLARK on pp. 127-128.

13.  William S. Bryan & Robert Rose.  1876.  Pioneer Families of Missouri.  Bryan, Brand, & Co., St. Louis, MO (reprinted 1997, Gen. Publ. Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD).  Biograpical sketch of Isaac CLARK, John CLARK, and Patience (DILLINGHAM) CLARK

14.  WorldConnect (online at RootsWeb.com).

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