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Clark, William

Born: 1791-1800

Flourished: 1832-1833 Menard County, Illinois

As early as 1826, Clark emigrated from Kentucky to Sangamon County, Illinois, settling near what would become Petersburg, Illinois, an area that would later be subsumed into Menard County. He lived there until at least 1836.

The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 284-85; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 134; Petition of Bowling Green and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Menard County, 68:29, 57, 101, 69:68, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.