Alexander and Cerrilda (Michael) Clark, 9N 55W



Elizabeth Clark 1850-1854 is buried in Mahaska County, Iowa. This isn't included in their obituaries....

In 1860 Daviess County, Missouri, Alex is 4, born in Iowa. E.D. is 33, Illinois Abby J. 32 New York, William 11, George W. 7 both in Illinois, Alex 4 and Mary E. 2 born in Missouri.

In 1870 Harrison County, Missouri, E.D. and Abbie have George 17, Alexander 15, Mary 12, Sarah 9, John 6, James 4, and Clara 1.

In Ringgold County, Iowa in 1900, Alexander 44 and Cerrilda 43 are farming. Ira S. is 14, U.S.G. 13, Levina J. 10, Clay E. 6, Alice V. 4, and John W. tne months.


In 1910 Logan County, Alexander Clark is farming, 55, born in Iowa, with Cerrilda 54 Indiana. Levina J. is 20, born in Missouri, Cladie 17 , Alice 12, and Mohn Wesley Clark 10, all three born in Iowa.

Alexander proved up 200 acres in sections 9 and 10, 9N 55W in 1917.


In 1920 Logan County, Alexander Clark is 64, Cerildia 63, with Alice 23 and John 20.

August 1924 Chillicothe, Missouri "Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Clark of Clarinda, Iowa are guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Clark."

"Alexander Clark died at May 7, 1938 at his home one-half mile south of Sheridan, Missouri. He was born December 25, 1855 at Knoxville, Iowa, and was united in marriage to Cerrildia Michael Feb. 7, 1883.
To this union was born seven children as follows: Carrie Lee who preceded him in death, Sherman and Grant of Sheridan, Missouri, Cladie of Imogene, Iowa, John of Parnell, Missouri, Vina Downing of Sheridan, and Alice Lee of Shenandoah, Iowa. His companion preceded him in death Oct. 2, 1936, at Sheridan.
He had four brothers and five sisters. Two brothers and the five sisters preceded him in death. Two brothers, John of Athelstan, Iowa and James Edward of Sheridan survive him. He lived near Sheridan until 1909 when they moved to Colorado, where they resided until 1927, when they returned to near Sheridan and have resided there ever since. Besides his two brothers he leaves six children, 20 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
He united with the Church of the Brethren at Haxton, Colorado, Dec. 9, 1925. Mr. Clark was a devoted husband, kind and loving father and an excellent and well respected neighbor. The funeral services were held in the Church of the Brethren southwest of Sheridan May 9, 1938, conducted by Challie E. Graham, and the remains laid to rest beside those of his companion in the McLaughlin cemetery. Pall bearers were C.P. Dowis, Bert Dowis, Albert Wilson, Wm. Toops, Harry Davis and Harry Young. "

Cerrildia Michael was born December 3, 1856 in Decatur county, Indiana, and passed away at the home southwest of Sheridan October 2, 1936 aged 78 years 10 months and 1 day. She moved with her parents to Nodaway county Missouri in 1872.
She was united in marriage to Alex Clark, and to this union was born seven children, four sons and three daughters, Carrie who died at Randolph, Iowa at the age of 38 years; Sherman, Grant, and Lavina of Sheridan, Missouri, Cladie of Imogene, Iowa, Alice of Shenandoah, Iowa and John of Parnell, Missouri. Besides these children she is survived by her companion and one brother, John Michael, of Sheridan, Missouri. She also leaves a host of other relatives and friends, all who regret her going.
They lived at Benton, Iowa and Haxton, Colorado for a time, but spent most of their lives near Sheridan, Missouri.
She heard the call of the Holy Spirit in early life, and at the age of 16 years she was converted and baptized. She placed her membership with the Brethren church of this place. She was a faithful member and the road was never too long, or the night too dark and stormy for her to go to the help of others. The latter part of her life showed the Good Samaritan Spirit.
The funeral services were held at the Brethren Church on Sunday Oct. 4, 1936, conducted by Challie E. Graham, and the remains laid to rest in the McLaughlin cemetery.
The music was furnished by Ora Dukes and wife, Mrs. Preston Dowis and A.N. Young with Mrs. Glennon Wilson presiding at the piano.
A solo "There shall be no night there" was sung by Mary Prather. The hymns sung by the quartette were "Safe in the Arms of Jesus" and "The home of the Soul".
Pall bearers were C.P. Dowis, Bert Dowis, William Toops, Chas. Dukes, Walter Garrard and Dell Churchill.   
  Jared Michael (1833 - 1877)   Lavina Fox Michael (1833 - 1903)

William Thomas Clark, 1848-1925 is buried in Harrison County, Missouri, # 16409864. This isn't included in their obituaries....

Mary (Clark) Siddens 1858-1905 is buried in Gentry County, Missouri, # 32106481. This isn't included in their obituaries....

Sarah Bell Clark 1861-1927 is buried in Worth County, Missouri # 19727665. This isn't included in their obituaries....

Sarah B Clark daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elon D.Clark was born in Davis county Mo May 22, 1861 and departed this life at her home near Sheridan, Mo. Dec. 15, 1927 aged 66 yeas 6 months and 23 days.
She leaves to mourn her death three brothers Alexander Clark of Randolph, John P. Clark of Bedford, Iowa and James E. Clark of Sheridan Mo, and one sister Alice of Fort Collins Colorado; also many other relatives and a host of friends
Her father, mother two brothers W. J. Clark and George W. Clark, and two sisters Elizabeth and Mary E. preceded her in death.
She confessed her faith in Christ and was buried with her Lord in Baptism in 1904 by Charles F Ward pastor of the Isadora Christian church. She was a good neighbor, loyal friend, and was always good to help in the time of need.
The funeral services were conducted at home Dec. 16 by Challie E. Graham and the remains were laid to rest in the Sheridan cemetery.

John Porter Clark 1864-1942 is buried in Taylor County, Iowa.

John Porter Clark son of Mr. and Mrs. Elon Clark was born in Davis County Mo Sept 23, 1864 and died at his home in Athlestan Iowa May 31, 1942. at the age of 77 years 6 months and 8 days. He moved with his parents to Harrison County Missouri when a child, then to Nodaway county, then back to Harrison County where he resided 15 years.
He was united in marriage to Laura H. Parman; to this union was born ten children, two of whom died in infancy. Those living are Rolla Clark of Bethany, Carl Clark of Hatfield, Lois Clark and Ora Clark of Bethany, Lester Clark of Monmouth Illinois, Beulah Clark Oneal of Clarinda Iowa, Lilah Scot of Athlestan Iowa and Emory Clark at home. Besides his wife and children he leaves 21 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and one brother J. E. Clark.
Three brothers and five sisters preceded him in death. When 18 years of age he united with the Methodist church at Martinsville Mo and remained in this faith. He was a faithful companion, a kind loving father and a very respected citizen.
Funeral services were conducted from the Athlestan community church June 1 conducted by Challie E Graham and the remains laid to rest in the Athlestan cemetery. 

George W. Clark 1853-1879 is buried in Nodaway County, Missouri, per # 29583497.

Ulysses Grant Clark, a former Haxtun resident, and the brother-in-law of Ben Lyman of Dailey, passed away July 17 at a hospital in St. Joseph, Mo. He and his family moved to Sheridan, Mo. from Haxtun in 1924. Mr. Clark was the son of the late Alexander and Cerrildia Clark and was born September 8, 1886 at Sheridan, Mo. He was 69 years, six months and 17 days old at the time of his passing. He was united in marriage to Ruth Lyman on November 7, 1909 at Haxtun and to this union two daughters and one son were born. The son, Phillip, passed away at birth. Funeral services sere held at the Methodist Church at Sheridan of which he was a member. Rev. Cole of Ravenwood, Mo. was in charge. Soloist was Mrs. Luther Cook who sang "The Old Rugged Cross", "Beyond the Sunset" and "Good Morning Up There." Pallbearers were some of his old neighbors, Rollie Blaine of Clearmont, Mo., John James of Parnell, Mo., Kenneth Barks of Sheridan, Mo., Jack Campbell of Hopkins, Mo., Don Wake of Pickering, Mo., and Albert Lemon of Sheridan, Mo. Burial was in the Sheridan Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, two daughters, Mrs. Vivian Garrard of Parnell, Mo., and Mrs. Verda Hilton of McMinnville, Ore. Also five grandchildren; two brothers, Sherman of Grant City, Mo., and John of Sheridan and two sisters, Mrs. Lavina Herndon of Parnell, Mo., and Mrs. Alice Lee of Shenandoah, Iowa. (Haxtun (Colorado)Harvest - 8/1/1956)   

Charles Lee, son of Flora, married Carrie Clark on Feb 26, 1908 in Nodaway County, Missouri.

Ira Sherman Clark 1885-1956 is buried in Nodaway County Missouri # 32098952.


James Edward Clark was born Dec 13, 1866 in Harrison County Missouri and passed away at his home near Sheridan Missouri on April 21 1944.
On Dec 3, 1890 he was united in marriage to Katie Bell Taylor of Worth County. To this union two children were born Della May Farris of Blockton Iowa, and John Samuel Clark who preceded his father in death Nov. 23, 1936.
Early in life Mr Clark united with the Christian church of Isadora Mo. Mr and Mrs Clark came to their farm home immediately after their marrage and have live there ever since. a period of 53 years. As time passed his neighbors came to think of him as one of the early settlers in the community and would go to him for information concerning the residents and events of an earlier day. He was particulary fond of children and could always spare a moment to talk to them or show them some interesting thing. He also found time to visit his neighbors who were shut in because of illness. In addition to the immediate family, Mr Clark has three grandchildren; Cpl. Harold Farris who is serving his country in England, and Robert and Pauline Clark who live at Centerville Iowa.
Funeral services were conducted from the Athlestan Iowa community church Sunday afternoon at 2:30 PM April 23 with Rev. L. B. Day of Maryville Mo officiating. Burial was in the Athlestan cemetery. 

Clara Ann Clark 1869-1871 is buried in Washburn Cemetery, Nodaway County, per # 29583352.
"According to family records, Clara Ann Clark was buried in this cemetery. No one seems to know exactly where this cemetery is/was located."


Alice Jane Clark married Andrew Jackson Little on March 14, 1894 in Worth County, Missouri.
They're in Hickory County, Missouri in 1900, Andrew 27, Alice 26, and Willis D. 3.

In 1910 Andrew is a farm laborer in Larimer County, Colorado, 37, born in Missouri, with Alice 36, Willis D. 13, Otto 9, born in Missouri, Emil 6 and Walter 3 in Kansas.

Andrew Jackson Little 1873-1918 is buried in Fort Collins # 42588596.
May 10, 1918 "Andrew J. Little, son of Willis Little, one of the old time residents of the valley, is dead following a lengthy illness, from an attack of asthma. He died yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock at his home above Laporte. The deceased was 45 years old, and is survived by a widow and two [sic] children as well as his parents and several brothers. He has resided in this community for many years and was well known. The funeral took place this afternoon and burial was made at Grandview cemetery."

Alice Little and L.F. Malott married in Larimer County on January 1, 1920.

In 1920 Laporte, Larimer County, Willis Little is farming, 23. Alice is with him, 45, married to Lester Malott, 45 born in Missouri. Otto 18, Emil 14, Walter 12, and John 9 are with them, too.

Alice Little Malott and Leslie F. Malott divorced in Larimer County on June 8, 1926.
(Leslie F. Malott 1879-1971 is buried in Grandview # 101937593.)

In 1930 Larimer County, Robert B. Lowman is 48, Alice J. 53, Noland R. Lowman 20, George W. Lowman 14, Fay E. Lowman 13, and John J. Little 21.

October 2, 1907 "Robert B. Lowman of this city, and Miss Clara Wiegand of St. Louis, were married on Tuesday, September 24, at the residence of Rev. S. R. Willson, officiating clergyman. The young people will reside in this city."

November 11, 1908 Fort Collins "The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lowman of 620 North Grant street, died Sunday. The funeral was held this afternoon from the residence."
October 13, 1911 " Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wiggins and daughters, Anna and Hilda, who have been visiting their daughter and sister, Mrs. Robert Lowman, will leave on Wednesday for their home in St. Louis, Missouri."

January 29, 1920 " Miss Hilda Wiggin of St. Louis, Mo., is visiting her sister, Mrs. R. B. Lowman."

Mrs. Alice Jane Lowman, 63, wife of Robert Lowman of 423 Park Street, died at 2:45 Sunday morning, February 2, 1936, at the Larimer County Hospital where she had been a patient since Saturday night. Her death was due to a heart disease, with which she had suffered several years. Mrs. Lowman was born February 18, 1873, in Worth County, MO. She was a member of the Baptist Church here.
Surviving are her husband, Mr. Lowman, five children, Willis, Otis, Enid, Walter and John Lowman of Fort Collins, 11 grandchildren, three stepchildren and two brothers, Alex and John Clark of Sheridan, Missouri.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Balmer Drawing room. The Rev. George Warren Wise, pastor of the Baptist Church, will officiate, Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery. FindaGrave # 42588869.
Robert B. Lowman 1882-1976 has a stone with his first wife Clara 1877-1923 in Fort Collins # 129907770, which says it is a cenotaph only, that Robert died in Salinas, California.
This is his family - December 2, 1921
In October 1920, Willis was employed with the Gates service station, and shot a deer near Gray Rockm with Duefford Wade and E. H. Blakeslee.

Willis David Little married Bessie Mildred Honald on September 17, 1921 in Fort Collins.

They had a boy on September 4, 1922.

In 1930 Fort Collins, Willis is a day laborer in a garage, 33, with Bessie M. 27 born in Colorado. Robert is 7, William 2.

In 1940, Willis is a pipe fitter, 43, Bessie 37, Robert 17, Billie 12, and Bennie four months.

Willis David Little 1896-1942 is buried in Fort Collins # 42588682.
Bessie Mildred (Honnold) Little, dying in Las Vegas, 1903-1996 is buried in Fort Collins # 42588620. "Bessie's parents were Clarence Elsworth Honnold and her mother was Elva May Bishop. Her first Husband was Willis Little, next she married Robert Enid Little. (bio by: charlene fowler) "


Otto Luther Little 1901-1953 is buried in Orange County, California # 19693063l.
Annie (McPhee) Little 1905-1994 is buried in Orange County # 19693027.

Walter L. Little 1906-1995 is buried in Fort Collins # 48100123, with Ellen May (Kincaid) Little 1910-1991.

Robert Enid Little, born April 17, 1904 in Galena, Kansas, registered for WWII in Las Vegas, with John L. Little as his reference.

Robert Enid Little 1904-1989 is buried in Fort Collins # 42588661. He was born April 17, 1904 in Kansas, and died June 19, 1989 in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

One tree said John J. Little, born Sept 28, 1909 in COlorado, died November 22, 1949 in Alameda County, California.



Clade Alexander Clark 18931947 is buried in Fremont County, Iowa # 36933909.