Located in Johnson Township of Christian County in Illinois
Clark cemetery is on land owned by John D. Miller. It is in the
middle of a pasture 1/4 mile north of the road. At the time of this narration, the
TUFF TO BLUFF 4H club, led by Mary Weller, is replacing the fence to
keep the cattle out; and planning to provide continuing care for the
Very few of the tombstones are standing. Several of the large
stones are off their base and face down. These we were unable to
turn and read. We probed and found many others, which we dug up
Two Clark families are buried here. Y.B., the founder of
Clarksdale, three of his four wives, and fifteen of his children are
buried on the east half of the cemetery. West of the center is
Dr. j. H. Clark and family members. Around the outside perimeter
Harold and Rosella Brookens
A listing of burials for this cemetery is available in our library.
This cemetery is part of our Gravestone Photo Project.
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