Smith Cemetery ~ George W. Clarke ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Clarke, George W.
LAST: Clarke FIRST: George MID: W.
BORN: 1866 DIED: 21 Jan 1911 BURIED: 23 Jan 1911 (Smith Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon
1870 IL CENSUS - George Clark, age 4, b. Illinois, is enumerated with Robert, age 37, occupation teamster, b. Canada, and Jane, age 28, b. Kentucky, along with John W., age 10, b. Missouri, Emma, age 6, b. Illinois, and Robert, age 2, b. Illinois.
Funeral of G.W. Clarke 
The body of G. W. Clarke of Portland arrived here Sunday evening and was taken to the Smith cemetery near Lewisville for interment. 
Mr. Clarke died January 21, death resulting from tuberculosis. He was a native of Illinois, 45 years of age, and leaves a number of brothers and sisters among other relatives to mourn his decease. 
The funeral service was conducted at the home of his sisters, Mrs. George L. Sullivan, Monday, at 10 am by Rev. W.A. Wood.
Monmouth Herald (Fri) 27 Jan 1911, 6:2

Mrs. Rhetta Hamer of Salem came over Sunday to attend the funeral of her brother G. W. Clarke, and remained wth her sister Mrs. G. L. Sullivan for the week. She will return home Saturday.
Monmouth Herald (Frid) 27 Jan 1911, 6:1
G. Clarke
[no dates]
1870 IL CENSUS (McLean Co., Bloomington, FA#2695)
MH 27 Jan 1911, 6:1,2
ROW: 16-8