GA Family Group Sheet for George W. CLARKE Family

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Husband: George W. CLARKE
Birthdate:
Death date:
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Marriage: 19 Dec 1834
Place: Wilkes Co., Ga.
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Wife: ?
Birthdate:
Death date:
Father: unknown DENNIS
Mother: Sarah SMITH (b 1790)
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Children
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1 M Warren H. CLARKE CSA
Birth: abt 1836
Death: Hancock Co., Ga.
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2 M John D. CLARKE CSA
Birth: 4 Mar 1836
Death: aft 1900 Hancock Co., Ga.
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3 M Bedford C. CLARKE CSA
Birth: 1842
Death: 7 Feb 1863 Yorktown, Va., Civil War
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4 M Benjamin Joseph CLARKE CSA
Birth: 1843 OglethorpeCo., Ga.
Death: 7 May 1921 Hancock Co., Ga.
Burial: Culverton Baptist Church Cemetery, Hancock
Co., Ga.
Spouse: Sarah Elizabeth (Sallie) DICKSON (m 28 Oct 1868)
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5 M Robert W. CLARKE CSA
Birth: 21 Feb 1845 Hancock Co., Ga.
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6 F Sarah CLARKE
Birth: 1847
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7 F Georgiana CLARKE
Birth: 1849
Spouse: George YATES
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Prepared 22 Feb 2002
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FAMILY NOTES
Marriage(1,2):
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HUSBAND NOTES: George W. CLARKE
General(3): May be George Washington Clarke, born between 1807 & 1812) son

of Christopher Clark of Elbert Co., Ga. No confirmation
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WIFE NOTES: Patience M. DENNIS
General(4,5,6,7): The 1850 Hancock Co. Census shows Patience as a single
parent, with seven children and her mother living in one household. Her
husband has died or otherwise left the family

The 1860 Hancock Co., Census shows Patience as being 45 years old and with
$250.00 worth of Real Estate. All children still at home.

1870 Census shows Patience in household of son, John D., with Sarah, age
23, and Georgia, age 21

1880 Census shows Patience in household of son, John D., age 68 yrs.

All 5 of Patience's sons served in the Confederate Army. Bedford died at
Yorktown, Va. The other 4 survived but Warren died after the War from
wounds received.

Patience Dennis Clarke was a seamstress during the Civil War.

According to his Military record in the Civil War, Benjamin J. was born
in
Oglethorpe Co., and possibly the other children were also but there is no
record of their birthplace.
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CHILD NOTES: Warren H. CLARKE CSA
Death(8,9): He died of wounds soon after returning home..
General(10,11,12): Served in Co. E, 15th Regiment Georgia Volunteers
Infantry. (Hancock
Volunteers). Private Feb. 28, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,
1863. Appointed 4th Sergeant Dec. 30, 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va.
April
9, 1965

"Your long, sweet letter came by Warren Clarke and was deliciously
delightful.......)" from letter of Edgeworth Bird to Sallie Bird, Near
Richmond, 1 June 1864.

Hancock County Conservative Club: The following gentlemen were appointed a

committee of three from each district of the county, to carry out the aims
of
the Club: W. H. Bonner, H. T. Mitchell, WARREN CLARKE, 109th District. (Feb

6, 1868,
Herald Journal, Greensboro)
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CHILD NOTES: John D. CLARKE CSA
Birth(13):
General (14,15):
Served in Company I, 59th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Hancock
Co.,
Ga. Private May 7, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant. Surrendered Appomattox
.

1880 Hancock Co., Ga. census shows John, age 40, single, farmer, with
mother, Patience, 68, living in his household. no other dependents.

1880 Hancock Co., Ga. 1880 Non-population census Agricultural Schedules
shows
that John Clark owns 40 acres.

1900 census shows John D. Clarke born March 1836, age 64, and single. Did

he ever marry?
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CHILD NOTES: Bedford C. CLARKE CSA
Death(16):
General(17): Company A, 6th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, CSA A.
Hancock Co., Ga. (Sidney Brown Infantry) Private April 22, 1861. Died at
Yorktown, Va. Feb. 7, 1862
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CHILD NOTES: Benjamin Joseph CLARKE CSA
Birth(18):
Death(19): Death certificate

Served in the Company commanded by Linton Stephens - for term of six
months
unless sooner discharged - to serve anywhere in Georgia, August 15, 1863

Served in Company E, 15th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry "Hancock
Volunteers". Private April 12, 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,
1865

Benjamin "Benjoe" was 16 when he ran away from school to join the
Confederate Army.

In 1880 was renting 17 acres of land in the 118th district (Non-Populatin
Census)

Benjamin J. Clarke had auburn hair. Three of his children had auburn hair,

Anna Maude, James (curly) and Benny. (Louise D. Worsham)
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CHILD NOTES: Robert W. CLARKE CSA
General(24,25): Company A, 6th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, C. S.
A. Hancock County, Ga. (Sydney Brown Infantry). Private April 22, 1861.
Wounded at cold Harbor, Va.,

June 27, 1862. Appt. Sergeant. Captured at Fort Fisher, NC, Feb. 11,
1865.
Released Point Lookout, MD, June 26, 1865.
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CHILD NOTES: Sarah CLARKE
General: Sarah died as a young women. She was 23 in the the 1870 census
and living with her mother and sister with Uncle John Clarke. She was not
present in the 1880 census
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SOURCES
1. Georgia Marriages to 1850, Ancestry Library, Internet address:
http://www.ancestry.com.
2. Marriage Licence, Wilkes Co. Ga.
3. Death Certificate of his son, Benjamin J. Clarke. Certified copy of
death certificate of Benjamin J. Clarke shows father as George Clarke.
4. 1850 Hancock Co., Ga. Census.
5. Census 1860 Hancock Co., Ga
6. Census 1870 Hancock Co., Ga.
7. Louise Dunn Worsham, interview. (great granddaughter, George W. Clarke
& Patience Dennis)
8. Louise Dunn Worsham, interviews
9. Grace Clarke Fanning. (great granddaughter, George W. Clarke &
Patience Dennis)
10. Henderson, Lillian, compiler. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of
Georgia, 1861-1865. State of Georgia, 1964.
11. Rozier, John, editor. The Granite Farm Letters: The Civil War
Correspondence of Edgeworth and Sallie Bird. Athens, London: The
University of Georgia Press, c1988.
12. Smith, Elizabeth Wiley. The History of Hancock County, Georgia. 2
volumes. Wilkes Publishing Co., Inc. Washington, Ga. c1974.
13. Henderson. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865.
14. Ibid.
15. Smith. The History of Hancock County, Georgia.
16. Henderson. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865.
17. Smith. The History of Hancock County, Georgia.
18. Henderson. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865.
19. Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998.
20. Henderson. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865.
21. U. S. Census Office.. Non-Population Census of Georgia. Agricultural

Schedule. Fulton-Harralson. 1880 .LDS Film #1602490.
22. Smith. The History of Hancock County, Georgia
23. Census, Hancock Co., Ga. 1920. GMD 114.
24. Henderson. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865.
25. Smith. The History of Hancock County, Georgia.
Researching: Clark(e), Dennis, Dickson, Dudley, Dunn, all of whom were in
Hancock County, Georgia by 1800.
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