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Clark County
South Dakota

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  • Clark Rose Hill Cemetery


    Rose Hill Cemetery
    Clark, Clark County, South Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
      John Emory Bennett (1833-1893) — also known as John E. Bennett — of Morrison, Whiteside County, Ill.; Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Born in East Bethany, Genesee County, N.Y., March 18, 1833. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Arkansas, 1868; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1871-74; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1889-93; died in office 1893. Died in Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak., December 31, 1893 (age 60 years, 288 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Bennett County, S.Dak. may have been named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carl G. Sherwood (1855-1938) — of Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Born in Broome County, N.Y., January 18, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 29th District, 1889-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); South Dakota Republican state chair, 1912; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1912-17; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1922-31. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Kiwanis. Died in Clark, Clark County, S.Dak., August 17, 1938 (age 83 years, 211 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Isaac Sherwood and Mary Ann (Jeffords) Sherwood (1828-1906); married, February 10, 1885, to Nellie Cornelia Fountain (1862-1941); nephew of David B. Sherwood (1835-1910); seventh great-grandnephew of Thomas Welles; third cousin twice removed of Francis William Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of George Champlin.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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