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Bandera County, Texas

Amasa Clark Cemetery

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Sign located at the cemetery:
LOCATED ON THE ORIGINAL HOMESTEAD OF BANDERA COUNTY
PIONEER AMASA CLARK (1825-1927), THIS SMALL CEMETERY CONTAINS
THE GRAVES OF SEVERAL GENERATIONS OF THE CLARK FAMILY.
THE FIRST RECORDED BURIAL WAS THAT OF CLARK'S FIRST WIFE, ELIZA JANE, IN 1883.
A VETERAN OF THE MEXICAN WAR AND THE FIRST PERMANENT SETTLER OF BANDERA, AMASA
CLARK OPERATED AN ORCHARD AND NURSERY AT THIS SITE FOR MANY YEARS. HE LIVED TO AGE 101.
HIS GRAVE IS LOCATED HERE ALONG WITH THOSE OF HIS FIRST WIFE, ELIZA, HIS SECOND WIFE,
LUCY, AND A NUMBER OF HIS NINETEEN CHILDREN.

[Note: Amasa Clark may have had 3 wives, with Frances Kindla Clark being his first wife]

BURIALS
[Submitted by Janice Rice]


Eliza Jane Clark born August 1, 1840, died July 1, 1883.

Amasa Clark born September 3, 1825, died January 28, 1927.

Lucy Wedgworth Clark born January 7, 1859, died December 4, 1940.

J. T. Caldwell born December 19, 1855, died May 2, 1928.

Houston Clark born September 6, 1916, died September 20, 1916. Son of Sam and Delia Clark.

Edward D. Verhey born June 16, 1934. Infant grandson of Sam Clark.

Lee A. Mitchell born December 19, 1891, died September 5, 1930.

Francis T. Verhey stillborn January 22, 1941.

Effie Pendley born 1899, died 1936.

John Cosgrove born February 10, 1861, died February 6, 1931.

Ollie Cosgrove born March 1, 1884, died November 9, 1957.

Henry Cosgrove born November 15, 1894, died August 1919.

E. S. Hudspeth born October 28, 1920, died November 1, 1920.

Samuel Clark born December 28, 1938.

Mattie E. Whitlock born April 20, 1857, died April 20, 1891.

Emma Clark born June 8, 1872, died November 23, 1959.

Ike Clark born June 8, 1864, died April 8, 1939.

Ura Clark born January 7, 1913, died September 1928.

Sam Clark born November 2, 1893, died December 12, 1917

Ruben Candle stillborn December 26, 1929.

Baby Ira Ferguson stillborn January 6, 1941.

George A. Clark born April 26, 1932, died November 1933.

J. M. Wedgworth born December 13, 1849, died October 10, 1929.

Baby Girl Rines, cremated 1950.

Ben Clark born April 18, 1889, died March 19, 1932.

August Holler.

Jennie Walker Holler.

Eddie Clark born October 8, 1886, died April 6, 1888.

Charles Clark born February 8, 1903, died April 1, 1903.

Ethel Clark born September 15, 1906, died May 7, 1907.

W. L. Robert born 1??70, died May 25, 1891, age 21 years. ( brother of Mrs. Ike Clark, thrown from a horse.)
 


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