Apr 1 1930
Brenda, here's the article from "Pittsburg County People and Places",
copyright 1997. Published by the Pittsburg Co. Historical Society.
In 1896, their son, Wallace Monroe Clark, moved his family from TX and
settled near Canadian, I.T. Wallace was born on Nov 16, 1864 in KY. His wife
was Rosetta Katherine "Katie" Williams. She was born in Johnson Co., TX on
Nov 10, 1872, the daughter of Charles and Sarah Newbrough Williams.
Sarah Newbrough had 2 brothers who were well educated for that time. One
was an attorney who had been the County Judge of Pala Pinto Co., TX and the
other had received a Doctor of Divinity degree from Baylor University in
He was a missionary in Mexico when the Mexican Revolution began. He later
established the Baptist Rescue Mission in New Orleans which began known as
the Sellers Baptist Home and Adoption Center. It is still functioning
Wallace Monroe Clark died on June 7, 1947 and Katie died on April 3,
They are buried at Crowder, OK.
Wallace and Katie had 3 children when they moved to Indian Territory.
Sent by Jenny Garner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Kelley Funeral Home Records 1 Aug 1937 - 31 Dec 1984
First Name Last Name County Cemetery Book Page Death Date
Wallace Clark Pittsburg Crowder 3 26 6/5/47
1880 United States Federal Census
about Wallace M. Clark
Name: Wallace M. Clark
Home in 1880: Precinct 4, Palo Pinto, Texas
Estimated birth year: abt 1865
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name: John W. Clark
Father's birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Name: Mary Clark
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Works On Farm
Marital Status: Single
Household Members: Name Age
John W. Clark 41
Mary Clark 42
Wallace M. Clark 15
Mary J. Clark 13
Louisa A. Clark 13
James F. Clark 11
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 4, Palo Pinto, Texas; Roll 1322; Family History Film: 1255322; Page: 183A; Enumeration District: 157; .
It seems that the three of us are the oldesf"surviving grandchildren of Wallace M Clark.
We are also three of the four oldest surviving grandchildren of John Langham.
In case you don't know about all the family deaths this year, here's what I know:
Hope all is well with each of you. We are OK. I had a blackout on 26 Aug.
Jo & Bill are getting ready to start rehearsing for "The Grapes of Wrath".
Best wishes & Happy Birthday.
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