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The Hand Of Death

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Again the hand of death falls in o in our midst and summons one of our most beloved and respected pioneers. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Clark was called from among us on the morning of Sunday, May 3, 1891, at about the hour .of nine o'clock. Her maiden name was Elizabeth Ann Kanouse. She was born in the township of York, (this county) Dec. 19, 1834. At the age of 18 she was married to Russell Clark. Since her marriage she has lived a pleasant and quiet life with her family in this village. Her beloved companion was first to go, he having been called by death in 1873. Since that time death has entered this home six times. During the past 18 years she has spent her life in widowhood. Although alone and with a family of children, she was always a kind and affectionate mother and true friend to all her associates. Since September last she has been a patiƫnt sufferer of consumption, most of the time having been confined to her bed. The extreme patience of her lingering illness has been remarkable. Five children were the result of their marriage, two of whom survive her, Mrs. John Gillen, of this place, and Mr. ing Clark, of Grand