Person:William Clarke

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William Clarke

 Captain in the Famous Virginia Militia, the Richmond Blues

Born:Dec. 19, 1789, Chesterfield Co., VA
Died:Feb. 22, 1833, Huntsville, AL
Buried:Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, AL
Residence:518 Adams Street SE - William's widow built the house (after 1835)


Notes:

•  Tombstone reads: "Of unblemished reputation, just in principle and liberal in feeling, he was emphatically a worthy citizen and a honest man. Long will his friends and acquaintances cherish his memory and his bereaved family weep over his tomb." - Maple Hill

•  Captain in the famous Virginia Militia, the Richmond Blues.


Related Links:
•  About Huntsville - "The Spirit of Christmas Past" Home Tour & Luminaries by Jean Brandau - Tells of the past residences of this home.
•  Maple Hill - Maple Hill Cemetery, Phase One, by Robey, Johnson, Jones and Roberts, The Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society, © 1995, p. 7.
•  Virginia Historical Society - Abstract for Richmond Light Infantry Blues Records, 1871-1980, holding more than 4,000 items.


The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  518 Adams Street SE



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