Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

John W. Clark, 8 South 49 West

John cash-claimed a tract in sections 3 and 10, 8 South, 49W in 1891.
James T. Clark timber-claimed a quarter in 6, 8S 48W in 1894.

In 1860 Crawford County, Illinois, John W, is 1, with Thomas Clark 32, Kentucky, and Nancy, 29, Illinois, George 7, and Emily 6.
In 1870 Crawford County, they have added Samuel 9, Emaline 6, Martha 4, and Thomas eight months.
Thomas Newton Clark, born Dec 11, 1827 in Kentucky to George Clark and Emily Berry, died in Crawford County in March 1916.

Clara E. Blanchard married Edward R. Landon October 19, 1888 in Denver, performed by minister E.H. Oshmun.
Edward R. Landon and Clara E. Landon divorced in Denver in 1891.
Edward R. Landon married Lizzie Lee Bartlett May 21, 1896.

John W. Clark married Clara E. Blanchard Sept 26, 1895, recorded in Denver.
In 1880 Mitchell County, Kansas, Edward Blanchard is 36, Emma 29, ELISABETH 12, Nellie 7, and Emma's father Richrd Whitney 59.

In 1900 Denver, John W. Clark is a city salesman, born February 1860 in Illinois, married four years to Clara Oct 1868 Kansas.
In 1910 Denver, John and Clara are living with her widowed father Edward Blanchard and her brother Edward.

In 1920 Denver, John is a salesman for a candy factory, with Clara 45, born in Kansas.
They're still there in 1930, still a salesman for a candy factory.

In 1900 Denver, David Landon is a lawyer, with Catherine, both in their 70'[s. Edward R. March 1867 I and Lizzie Jan 1875, both born in Indiana, have Edward B. Aug 1897, Colorado.

Possible sister of John: Martha Ann Clark was born in 1867 in Robinson, IL to Thomas Newton Clark and Nancy Fitts. She married widower Thomas A. Grubaugh on 18 Feb 1905 in Robinson. Thomas had two children from a previous marriage and he had one child with Martha - Mary Pauline Grubaugh Haynes. Martha died in 1938 and Thomas died 9 years later. Martha # 97486067 is buried in Crawford County
Possible brother : Thomas Newton Clark 1869-1935 buried in St. Clair County, Illinois # 75170748.
George W. Clark 1851-1928 buried in Crawford County # 102876316.

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