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Gibson Clark/e, Sr., d. MS, sp/o Susannah Phillips; md. GA.

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08 Sep 2012 13:01 - 08 Sep 2012 13:02 #1079 by Mamie
CLARK, Gibson, Sr.
STATE OF GEORGIA, WILKES COUNTY.
This is to certify that Gibson Clark, Sr., Citizen, hath steadfastly done his Duty from the The Time of Passing an Act at Augusta to-wit on 10th of August 1781 until the Total expution (expulsion) of the British from this State and the said Gibson Clark cannot be to our knowledge and belief convicted for Plundering or Distressing said County and is therefore under said Act Intitled to a Bounty of Two Hundred and fifty acres of land. Given under my hand this 8th March 1784.
E. Clarke, Col.
Pr Order Thos. McCall
On Reverse of the order. 179 Gibson Clark
Gibson Clark Pet. dismissed he being on the Mississipi (sic).

Gibson Clark born in 1760. seems to have been a brother of Gen’l. Elijah Clark although the General was 27 years older. (Nat. Rec.) Gibson Clark married Susannah Phillips in Georgia. They came to the Natchez District about 1783. He died in Claiborne Co., Miss. in January 1822, naming in his will his wife Susannah; daughters Nancy Clark Headrick (Hedrick), wife of John A. Hedrick, Mary Clark Stiller (or Stillee), deceased; sons John Clark, deceased, Elijah L. Clark, Gibson Clark, William Clark, grandchildren Susannah Piety, Rosannah Gibson Clark, daughter of Gibson Clark, Gibson Clark, Elijah Clark, Gibson Clark Hedrick, Elizabeth Susannah Piety Stiller, Sarah Stiller, daughters of Mary Clark Stiller, deceased; Elizabeth Minor Clark, Susannah Gibson Clark, daughters of John Clark, deceased. Executors: Sons, Gibson Clark, Elijah L. Clark and John Headrick.
Gibson (x) Clark.
Wit: Julius Bettys, Reuben Spear, James Perry, Daniel Burnett.

Source: The Natchez Court Records, 1767-1805, Abstracts of Early Records, compiled by May Wilson McBee, originally published, Greenwood, Mississippi, 1953; Pg. 594

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