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CLARK, Asa Melvin

CLARK, Asa Melvin

Male 1871 - 1943  (71 years)

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  • Name CLARK, Asa Melvin 
    Born 6 Feb 1871  Chestnut, Logan County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Illinois Central Railroad Agent 
    Died 1943  Hymera, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Laenna Cemetery, Chestnut, Logan County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Paul Judson Clark Interview 5 June 1996: Born same year as the Great Chicago Fire. Obituary Bowling Green, Kentucky newspaper, in possession of son Paul Clark, Bowling Green, Kentucky 1996:

      Asa Melvin Clark, 77, Hymera, Indiana died at Newman Clinic here at 3: 05 Saturday afternoon following a 10 day illness. The body was moved to Gerard Mortuary where it is scheduled to remain until Monday morning when the funeral cortege w,.ternment will be in Laenna Cemetery at Chestnut, Illinois. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Martha DeBerry Clark; 3 sons, Hubert D. Clark, Dean Clark and Paul J. Clark, all of this city and a sister Mrs. Minnie M. Gambrell Lincoln. Mr. Clark was born at Chestnut on Feb 6, 1872 the son of Michael and Sarah Sheridan Clark. He was first married to Miss Nellie E. Forsythe, who died April 3, 1934 at Chestnut, Illinois. He was married to Miss Martha DeBerry, April 10, 1938. Mr. Clark was agent and operator for the Illinois Central Railroad Company for 40 years before retiring in 1938. He made his home at Hymera since then. He came here three weeks ago with Mrs. Clark to visit his sons, who own and operate the Kentucky Tire Exchange and Central Tire Company.
    Person ID I451  oldham
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2017 

    Father CLARK, Michael I.,   b. 1841, Logan County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896, Logan County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother SHERIDAN, Sarah J.,   b. 1845,   d. 1919  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 FORSYTHE, Nellie Elizabeth,   b. 9 Apr 1879, Nineveh, Nineveh Twp., Johnson County, Indiana USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1934, Mason City, Mason County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1898  Johnson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. CLARK, Hubert Dale,   b. 24 Dec 1898, Logan County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1950, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. CLARK, Kermit,   b. 1904,   d. 1913  (Age 9 years)
     3. CLARK, Dean Forsyth,   b. 28 Aug 1909,   d. 10 Aug 1974, Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. CLARK, Paul Judson,   b. 11 Jul 1916, Logan County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 2000, Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Photos
    Forsythe<br>  Asa and Nellie Elizabeth Forsythe Clark
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    Asa and Nellie Elizabeth Forsythe Clark

    Wedding Portrait
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 WALLISA, Martha Ellen,   b. 2 Oct 1886, Woodberry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Apr 1938  Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1871 - Chestnut, Logan County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1898 - Johnson County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Apr 1938 - Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1943 - Hymera, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Laenna Cemetery, Chestnut, Logan County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 2 Photos

  • Sources 
    1. [S2453] Obituary Asa Melvin Clark.

    2. [S2438] Paul Judson Clark.

    3. [S2489] Johnson Co. Marriage Rec Bk 8, Pg 19.