Modena A. Clark1,2,3

ID# 14472, (1841 - 1908)
FatherJames Clark4,5 (abt 1800 - bef 1878)
MotherMary Willard Cobb4,5 (6 Jul 1807 - Dec 1878)

Key Events:

Birth: Jan 1841, Kentucky6,7,8
Marriage: William T. White, 30 Apr 1861, Lyon Co., Kentucky9,10
Death: 23 Nov 1908, Evansville, Indiana11

Spouse:William T. White (about 1837 - before 1880)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Modena A. Clark was born in Jan 1841 in Kentucky.6,7,8 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of 2nd District, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, in the household of her parents, James Clark and Mary Willard Cobb.12 She appeared with her parents on the 1860 Federal Census of Dycusburg, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, in the household of Gideon Dyer Cobb Jr., her mother's brother.13,14
     Modena married William T. White on 30 Apr 1861 in Lyon Co., Kentucky.9,10
     Modena and William T. White appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Elkton, Todd Co., Kentucky, enumerated 19 Jul 1870, reporting real estate valued at $1000 and personal estate of $2000. Their children William, Mattie and Henry were listed as living with them.15
     Modena appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Trenton, Todd Co., Kentucky, enumerated 7 Jun 1880. Her children William, Mattie, Henry and James were listed as living with her, as was her niece, Belle Shannon.16 She was is listed in the 1880 census as operating a farm, with the aid of her sons William and Henry, apparently after the death of her husband.16
     Modena appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana, in the household of James Cabaniss and Mattie W. White, her daughter and her husband.17
     Modena died on 23 Nov 1908 in Evansville, Indiana, at age 67.11

Citations

  1. [S1824] James Clark household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows name as Modena Clark.
  2. [S1697] Gideon D. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows name as Modena Clark.
  3. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for Modena A. Clark, citing FHL films #0321364, #1760251-1760252, #1760255-1760256, and #1760263.
  4. [S1824] James Clark household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them in same household, apparently as parent and child.
  5. [S1697] Gideon D. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows them living together as if parent and child.
  6. [S1824] James Clark household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows age 10 and state.
  7. [S1697] Gideon D. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows age 19 and state.
  8. [S961] James Cabaniss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana, shows month and year, as Jan 1843 age 57, and state. But given that the 1850 census shows her at age 10, and 1860 shows age 19, it seems more likely she was born in 1841.
  9. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for Modena A. Clark, citing FHL films #0321364, #1760251-1760252, #1760255-1760256, and #1760263, shows date and county.
  10. [S960] William T. White household, 1870 U.S. Census, Todd Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S890] "Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920," Ancestry.com, citing City Health Office, Evansville, bk CH-4D, pg 65.
  12. [S1824] James Clark household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  13. [S1697] Gideon D. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  14. [S841] Gideon D. Cobb, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  15. [S960] William T. White household, 1870 U.S. Census, Todd Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S1894] Modena A. White household, 1880 U.S. Census, Todd Co., Kentucky.
  17. [S961] James Cabaniss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana.
  18. [S960] William T. White household, 1870 U.S. Census, Todd Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  19. [S961] James Cabaniss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana, shows Modena as his mother-in-law, and Mattie as his wife.