Liberty Advance, Liberty, Clay County, MO. Friday December 27, 1918. Clay Co. Archives

Robert McCorkle

Robert McCorkle, 74 years old, a pioneer resident of Clay county, died at the home of his son, Henry McCorkle, in Excelsior Springs, Friday night. Mr. McCorkle was born in 1844, when his parents were living on a farm which is now the Glothlin addition to Excelsior Springs. A part of the old house is yet standing. Funeral services were held Sunday.


Son of Robert & Manerva (Forrest) McCorkle. Siblings: John, Eliza, William, Samuel, Mary, Samantha, Manerva & James. In 1874, he married Julia (Humbard). Children: Samuel, Henry, Jack, Robert and Nora. Brother John served in Civil War/Confederate. Co G, Slayback's Regt, MO Calvary, Private, Confederate

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