Ben Clark

Benjamin Lincoln Clark (1872 - 1926)

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Benjamin Lincoln (Ben) "Ben" Clark
Born in Collin, Texas, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 8 Aug 1899 in Collin, Texas, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Plano, Collin, Texas, United Statesmap
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Benjamin Lincoln “Ben” Clark was born on April 20, 1872, in Collin, Texas,[1]to Kate Mathews and Richard Clark. His parents ages were, Richard, age 29 and Berrilla, Catherine, age 24. He was the 2nd child of 8 children.
He married Mattie Mae (Lane) Clark August 8, 1900, in Collin Co., Texas.[2] They had four children during their marriage.
He died on October 18, 1926, in Plano, Texas, at the age of 54, (of a Gail stone attack)[3] and was buried there, in the Bethany Cemetery.[4][5][1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Find a Grave Index,"
  2. "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), B L Clark and Mattie Lane, 08 Aug 1899; citing Collin, Texas, United States, county courthouses, Texas; FHL microfilm 1,289,599.
  3. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982; “Data=name: B. L. CLARK; Male; Race: white; Age 55; Birth Date: 29 Apr 1871; Birth Place: Texas; Death Date 18 Oct 1926; Death Place: Plano, Collin, Texas, USA; Father; R C CLARK; Mother: KATE CLARK.”
  4. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), B L Clark, 18 Oct 1926; citing certificate number 34149, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,114,209.
  5. "BillionGraves Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 24 June 2015), Ben L. Clark, died 1926; citing BillionGraves ( : 2012), Burial at Bethany Cemetery, Plano, Collin, Texas, United States.

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