CLARK (ROBERT) CEMETERY, (south side of Monroe Road), MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA
Mapping the location
CLARK, ROBERT - Sacred to the Memory of Robert Clark, son of Robert and Rachael Clark, Born in Halifax Co., North Carolina, Feb. 23, 1757, died in Madison Co. Ala., Nov 20th, 1837, Aged 80 years, 8 months and 28 days. 6321C/6321/6320/6317/6318/6319/6322
CLARK REBECCA - Sacred to the Memory of Rebecca Clark, daughter of John and Amy Sledge, Born in Halifax Co., North Carolina, May 26th, 1776, died September 22nd, 1825, aged 49 years, 3 months & 7 days. 6313/6314/6315/6316/6320
SLEDGE, John, Birth: 1730 Surry County Virginia - Death: Oct. 11, 1798 Sparta Hancock County Georgia /Burial: 14 OCT 1798 Clark Cemetery at Whites Crossroads in Madison County, Alabama (if here - grave is unmarked) Father of Rebecca Sledge Clark
According to his Obituary Robert Clark was a Revolutionary Soldier. (Information from Dorothy Johnson, see below)
The Robert Clark stone could not at first be located. After the footstone was found a probe was used to locate the headstone under the ground about 3 inches. It was of course found to the west of the footstone. The headstone was found broken in half, but the two parts were set up and photographed by propping the top up with a cut stick. The base half of the two broken parts was installed into the ground so it would stand and the top was laid against the base to reinforce the standing position of the base, see photo #6329.
Listings & Links developed by C. Wayne Austin 19 Nov 2012 using photos dated 5 Nov 2012 by C. Wayne Austin. Added here 20 Nov 2012. This cemetery was shown in the book Madison County Cemeteries Vol 1 page 126 by the Dorothy Johnson.