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www.childers-shepherd.org, 29 Mar 2009
Edward Eugene Clark
16 March 1875 - 8 February 1957
Edward Clark was the son of Joseph Clark
and Hannah Harbin Clark. He married Alice
Presley, Elizabeth Dawson, and Minerva
Lucinda Childers.

When he registered for the military draft
during World War I, he indicated that his
occupation was Route Salesman for Hamilton
Carhartt of Atlanta, Georgia. (Carhartt, a  
manufacturer of work clothes, including the
overalls worn by many of our rural ancestors,
still exists.)

At the time of death, his occupation was
listed as Route Salesman for a
manufacturing company.

He is buried in Bonaventure Cemetery,
Canton, NC.

Sources: NC Certificate of Death;
Elizabeth Childers Fichtel's notes of her  
interview with Ethel Clark Childers.
Photo, date unknown, provided by Elizabeth Childers Fichtel.