Clark Cemetery, Wilcox Township, Hancock County, Illinois
The Clark cemetery, almost forgotten, is located in Section 1. Today there is no road leading into it, and one must walk quite a distance to reach it. Some of the markers bear the names of Clark and Stakes. A Jotham Clark, who is buried there was the grandfather of Mrs. Nettie Siegfried and Mrs. Myrtle Herbert of Hamilton, Illinois. Jotham Clark was a descendant of Abraham Clark, signer of the Declaration of independence.
A newspaper clipping notes that the cemetery was started in a covered wagon days when a family traveling through the country had a child died and asked permission to bury the body on the spot. This cemetery may be reached by going directly north of the "Y " east of Warsaw.
The names I have for this cemetery are the same names that are in
the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. I think some pages might have gotten mixed up
so I will check on that and get the right information.