(This is a new tombstone, copied from the old.)

Inscription:

SACRED TO THE MEMORY TO
REV. JOHN CLARK
WHO WAS BORN IN NORTH BRITAIN
NEAR THE TOWN OF INVERNESS ON
THE 29TH OF NOVEMBER 1758 AND
DIED NOVEMBER THE 15’TH 1833,
AGED 74 YEARS, 11 MONTHS AND 17 DAYS.
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MARK THE PERFECT MAN AND BEHOLD THE
UPRIGHT, FOR THE END OF THAT MAN IS
PEACE. PSALM 37:37

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THEY WHO LOOK UPON THIS STONE,
WHICH TELLS YOU I AM DEAD AND GONE,
LIKE ME PREPARE TO MEET YOUR GOD,
BEFORE YOU SLEEP BENEATH THE SOD.

 

Reverend John Clark
Birth: 29 November 1758, Inverness, North Britain
Death: 15 November 1833
Burial: Cold Water Cemetery, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri

Notes:
• Reverend John Clark was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.
• The Reverend John Clark’s history as a circuit-rider preacher has been written in many books and articles. See Missouri Historical Research Records April 1968, pages 4 and 5 (Printed by Heritage Research Service, P.O. Box 143, Hazelwood, MO 63043). Also, see pages 1 and 2 of this publication.

Biography of Reverend John Clark:
Appletons’ Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1600-1889; Volume: Vol. I, pages: title page, 628.