Obit: Monroe, Clark C. (1836 - 1895)



----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 04/18/1895

Monroe, Clark C. (31 JUL 1817 - 12 APR 1895)

Clark C. Monroe died at his residence in this village (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) on the 12th inst., of pneumonia, aged 77 years. He was born at Alfred, Allegheny Co., N.Y., July 31, 1817 and was united in marriage with Elsie Parks of the same place, Aug. 21, 1836. After living happy together for forty-one years she died. The union was blessed with seven children, three girls and four boys, Alpha, Marshall, Malona, Phoebe, Charley, Argalus and Ida, all being dead except two, Charlie and Argalus,. In 1878 he was again joined in marriage with Melissa Sharon at Fond du Lac, Wis., who was a kind companion until his death. He joined the Seventh Day Baptists in about his 20th year and continued in that faith until five years ago when he accepted the Adventist faith, in which he was a firm believer until his death. He was the oldest of four brothers and one sister, Stilman, Burton, Maxon and Jane, all being dead except Burton and Maxon. He became a resident of this village in 1886. The funeral was conducted by Rev. J. B. Bachman on Saturday last from the M. E. Church.



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