HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

Chicago: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
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CORYDON CLARK, farmer and title manufacturer, son of Elisha and Sarah (Gard) Clark, was born near Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 12, 1820, and came to Illinois with his parents in 1824, where they passed their later days in Sangamon Co. He came to Menard County in 1846, where he has since lived. He married Matilda J. daughter of Abner and June (Overstreet) Hall. They have a family of ten living. For thirty -three years Mr. Hall has been engaged in the manufacture of brick, and for the last four years has engaged extensively in the manufacture of tile, and produces the best quality. His yards are the largest and best arranged in the county, and he manufactures upon a large scale. His tile is from seven to three in size and of fine quality. Mr. Clark is one of the enterprising, industrious and well-to-do citizens of Menard County.


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