Ella Copeland Clark

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Ella Wife of H. Clark 1860-1938
Full Name: Ella Copeland Clark
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:A  Number:10
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Henry Clark 
Birth Date: May 16, 1860 
Died: August 13, 1938 
Burial Date: August 14, 1938 

CLARK, ELLA COPELAND CATLETT (1860 ~ 1938). Confederate widow Ella Copeland Clark was born May 16, 1860 in Smith County, Texas, the daughter of John Copeland (of South Carolina) and Lizzie Chandler (of Georgia).

She married Confederate Veteran George Catlett on August 18, 1883. Catlett served in the Kentucky 10th Cavalry under Colonel Adam Johnson who is also buried in the Texas State Cemetery. She lived in Royse City for an undisclosed period of time. At some point, she married another Confederate veteran, Henry Clark.

She applied for admission to the Confederate Women's Home in Austin in 1932 and was accepted on April 19th of that year. She died six years later at the age of 78 on August 13, 1938 of "myocarditis" (inflammation of the heart) and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery.

Biographical information gathered from Confederate Women's Home application and death certificate.

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