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Clark McLaughlin Sexton

Clark McLaughlin Sexton

Male 1898 - 1983

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  • Name  Clark McLaughlin Sexton  [1
    Born  20 Aug 1898  Alpha, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    High School  1916  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mediapolis High School 
    Census  1920  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Clark M. Sexton, son, male, white, age 21, single, did not attend school since September 1919, could read, could write, born in Illinois, father's birthplace Illinois, mother's birthplace Illinois, could speak English, occupation farm laborer, nature of industry home farm, wage earner
    Died  13 Apr 1983  Morning Sun Manor, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried  16 Apr 1983  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Obituary  Abt 21 Apr 1983  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Clark M. Sexton dies at Morning Sun Manor

      Clark M. Sexton, 84, of Morning Sun died Wednesday, April 13, 1983, at Morning Sun Manor.

      The funeral was held Saturday afternoon in Morning Sun United Methodist Church with the Reverend Fred Harris in charge. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Hays-Scott Post 112 American Legion.

      Mr. Sexton was born August 20, 1898, at Alpha, Illinios, to Harry S. and Jennie McLaughlin Sexton. He enlisted in the Marine Corp in World War I and was in a combat area of the Argonne sector in France when the Armistice was signed.

      He married Mabelle Carithers February 5, 1920, at Morning Sun. He farmed for many years in the Oakville community. He was a member of the Hays-Scott Post 112 American Legion and a Mason.

      Surviving are his wife; one son, Harold, Dubuque; a daughter, Marilyn Westfall, Columbus Junction; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. A son, Clark Jr., preceded him in death.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Clark Sexton; born: 20 August 1898; died: April 1983; last residence: 52640 (Morning Sun, Louisa, Iowa); last benefit: 52640 (Morning Sun, Louisa, Iowa); state where issued: Illinois
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [9
    • Name: Clark McLaughlin Sexton; Sex: M; Born: 1898; Died or Buried: 1983; Age: 85; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-70; Notes: born 20 August 1898; died 13 April 1983
    Person ID  I21325  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Harry Seymour Sexton,   b. 1862, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1935, Oakville, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jennie McLaughlin,   b. 28 May 1865, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1948, Gerig Nursing Home, Wayland, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F11714  Group Sheet

    Family  Mabelle Margaret Carithers,   b. 10 Mar 1897, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1992, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  5 Feb 1919  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • There were at least three children from this marriage.
    Married  5 Feb 1920  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Issue 
    • There were three children from this marriage.
    Children 
     1. Harold Dean Sexton,   b. 9 Jul 1920, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1990, Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Marilyn Jane Sexton
     3. Clark Sexton, Jr.,   b. 6 Dec 1933, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1970, near Winthrop, Buchanan County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F7635  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Clark McLaughlin Sexton
    Clark McLaughlin Sexton
    This was Clark Sexton's senior class photograph, as published on the 1915 Mediapolis High School graduation class photograph in Mediapolis, Iowa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S283] World Connect - Westfall/Robertson/Sexton: :1760376, (last updated: Fri Feb 8 15:16:39 2002, contact: (not listed)) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S7927] Mediapolis High School Graduates 1892-1960 and Class Photos 1914-1960 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 5A, page number: 287; enumeration date: January 14/15, 1920

    4. [S3106] Sexton, Mabelle Margaret (Carithers) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 9A, March 8, 1992; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S3105] Sexton, Clark McLaughlin - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown southeast Iowa newspaper, 1983) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S10534] Sexton, Clark McLaughlin - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown southeast Iowa newspaper, 1983) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).