Museum the New Llano Colony

Mrs. Ben Clark



Pre-Colony History: In 1935 she came with her children from Cameron, Texas, several weeks before her husband.  

Family Information: Step-daughter of Ed Brown and daughter of Hattie Brown; sister of Katie Belle and Ila Goans.

Married to Ben Clark; mother of Curtis and Ethel Clark

Job in Colony: In 1936 Harry Morgan was in charge of the laundry and his helpers included Mrs. Clark, Katie Belle and Ila Goans, Mrs. Ribbing, Mrs. Ogden and Mrs. Swilley.

Later in 1936, Mrs. Clark, was in charge of the laundry and both Katie Belle and Ila remained to assist her there, though by May, both the latter girls were back in the kitchen.

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Sources: "Llano Colonist": December 7, 1935, January 18, 1936