Another family to be noticed is the Clark family, Malcolm and Kenneth, two brothers, citizens on
Little Pee Dee, near where the town of Dillon, now is. The writer can trace them and no further back
than themselves; but is satisfied they were of Scotch origin; they both had and raised families. Malcolm
married a Miss McCollum, of Robeson County, N. C. about 1839 or 1840, a very excellent lady, a sister of
the late Brown McCollum's father; don't know how many children they had - think there were three sons
and two daughters - Martin Luther, John Calvin and Robert Knox Clark. The two daughters (names not known),
one married the Rev Duncan McDuffie. The other daughter of old Malcolm married a Mr. Gasque, from about
Marion, who died in a few weeks after his marriage.
Kenneth Clark, a brother of old Malcolm, was a first-rate citizen, a good soldier in the war, has never married,
is prosperous and quite respectable, drives a fine horse and a fine buggy, is fully able to take care
of some man's daughter as a wife, but does not seem to have much fancy for such a life.
There is another Clark, Pickney Clark, two or three miles east of Marion; don't know anything of his
parentage, or where he came from; he has a family, think grown and married.
--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)
Excerpt transcribed and contributed by Helen Moody, March 2000.
Back to Marion County
Back to Dillon County
Copyright © 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 Victoria Proctor. All rights reserved.
This WEB page and its contents, except where otherwise noted on the page, are copyrighted
by Victoria Proctor and may not be copied, altered, converted or uploaded to
any electronic system or BBS, nor included in any software collection or print collection
of any type without the express written permission of the author. These electronic pages
may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by other organizations.