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Near Bandera in Bandera County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Clark Family Cemetery

 
 
Clark Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 29, 2020
1. Clark Family Cemetery Marker
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​Located on the original homestead of Bandera County pioneer Amasa Clark (1825-1927), this small cemetery contains the graves of several generations of the Clark family. The first recorded burial was that of Clark's first wife, Eliza Jane, in 1883. A veteran of the Mexican War and the first permanent settler of Bandera, Amasa Clark operated an orchard and nursery at this site for many years. He lived to age 101. His grave is located here along with those of his first wife, Eliza; his second wife, Lucy; and a number of his nineteen children.
 
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 904.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 29° 43.321′ N, 99° 7.551′ W. Marker is near Bandera, Texas, in Bandera County. Marker is on Highway 470, 1½ miles west of Highway 16, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bandera TX 78003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hendrick Arnold (approx. 2½ miles away); St. Stanislaus Convent and First Catholic School
Clark Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 29, 2020
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(approx. 3 miles away); Bandera Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Captain Jack Phillips (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Texas Ranger Trail (approx. 3.2 miles away); Bandera Methodist Church (County's First Protestant Church) (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mormon Settlers in Bandera County (approx. 3.2 miles away); Amasa Clark (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bandera.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022