Another Pioneer Gone: Nelson Clark

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Wednesday, December 12, 1888
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Another Pioneer Gone

Nelson Clark, of Otranto, died at the residence of his son in Lyle village, last Friday morning. H was 72 years old last May. He was born and reared in Chatauqua (sic) county, N. Y. At an early day he came west to Wisconsin, removing thence to Missouri. He came with his family to Otranto about 19 years ago. He was widely known in the vicinity of the state line. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. D. Belden, of this city, at Minnereka, Sunday noon. A very large number of friends was present.