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William Floyd Clark

Male 1900 - 1986  (86 years)


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  • Name William Floyd Clark  [1
    Born 12 Sep 1900  Bardwell, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1986  Waxahachie City Cemetery, Addition 3, Block 2, Lot 9, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Oct 1986  Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6282  Carl
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Father Edward Porter Clark,   b. 15 Nov 1860, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1916, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Ida May Chiles,   b. 28 Sep 1877, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1904, Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1897  Ellis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from: mmmmwards@yahoo.com
      to: Gloria Tune Saunders
      date: Thu, Jan 22, 2009

      Hi Gloria,
      I found them, and another set of Clark - Chiles married the same day. Brother & sister maybe?

      I took a picture of the page and attached here.
      E.P. Clark and Ida Chiles is Vol. 1, page 504.

      Ellis County Marriage Book
      Vol. 1, page 504
      O. E. Clark and Lou Chiles
      October 28, 1897

      Martha
    Family ID F2230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Myrtle E. Cole,   b. 31 Mar 1904, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1994  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Living Clark
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F2231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      about William Floyd Clark
      Name: William Floyd Clark
      City: 445 Lake Park Avenue, Waxahachie, Texas
      County: Ellis
      State: Texas
      Birth Date: 12 Sep 1900
      Race: White
      Roll: 1953275
      DraftBoard: 1
      Age: 18
      Occupation: Working on the Clark Farm
      Nearest Relative:
      Height/Build: Medium/Medium
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Light
      Signature: Yes
      Source Citation: Registration Location: Ellis County, Texas; Roll: 1953275; Draft Board: 1.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.

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      July 22, 1926
      Paper: Dallas Morning News

      Woman Killed, Son Injured at Crossing

      WAXAHACHIE, Texas, July 21--
      Mrs. Lettie Clark, 60 years old, was mortally injured, and her son, Floyd Clark, suffered a badly lacerated scalp when the automobile in which t heywere riding was struck by a passenger train at a crossing in theresi dence district of Waxahachie Wednesday. They were in route fromBardwel l, near here, to the bedside of Mrs. Clark's daughter, Mrs. J. B.Boswel l, ill at her home here, when the accident occurred.

      July 23, 1926
      Paper: Dallas Morning News

      Auto Struck by Train, Woman Dies of Injuries

      ENNIS, Texas, July 22--
      Mrs. Lettie Clark of Bardwell, 60 years old, died in WaxahachieSanitari um Wednesday from injuries received when her car was struck by aHouston a nd Texas Central passenger train at the Kaufman street crossingin Waxah achie Wednesday morning. Her son, Floyd Clark, was slightlyinjured. C onductor J. P. Montgomery and engineer Harry Hickox of Enniswere in cha rge of the train.

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      Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
      about William Floyd Clark
      Name: William Clark
      Death Date: 6 Oct 1986
      Death County: Ellis
      Gender: Male
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.

  • Sources 
    1. [S359] Personal Family Information.