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Emmett Elmer Clark (1886-1956)
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Born: 7 Oct 1886 Buena Vista, Carroll County Tennessee. 1 2
Married: Bertha Kirk (1892-1971) the daughter of John Lewis Kirk (1855-1949) and Sara A. Allen (1858-1920) on 21 Aug 1912 in Carroll County Tennessee. 5
Died: 28 Nov 1956 Carroll County Tennessee. 3 4
Buried: 29 Nov 1956 Prospect Cemetery, Carroll County Tennessee.

Moses Nelson Clark
1843-17 Feb 1876
James Nelson Clark
28 Mar 1863-29 Oct 1901
Married: 11 Oct 1861
Louisa Francis (Elizabeth) Ham
1844-Aft 1880
Emmett Elmer Clark
7 Oct 1886-28 Nov 1956
Married: 12 Nov 1885
Thomas Jefferson Norwood
8 May 1842-7 Mar 1933
Martha Ann Norwood
Aug 1866-5 Dec 1936
Married: 2 Jan 1866
Emily Elizabeth Pinkston
28 May 1842-29 Jun 1921

Spouse and Children

      Bertha Kirk


Brothers and Sisters

Emmett registered for the draft during World War I. He claimed an exemption due to a wife, child and being ruptured.1

Sources:

  1. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Card
  2. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909
  3. Death Certificate, Emmett Elmer Clark
  4. Shelby County Tennessee Register of Deeds http://register.shelby.tn.us/index.php
  5. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002