George Rogers Clark
|George Rogers Clark|
|Nickname||Conqueror of the Old Northwest|
Hannibal of the West
Washington of the West
Father of Louisville
|Born||November 19, 1752|
Albemarle County, Virginia
|Died||February 13, 1818 (aged 65)|
|Buried at||Cave Hill Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Years of service||1776–1790|
|Unit||Illinois Regiment, Virginia State Forces|
|Commands held||Western Frontier|
|Battles/wars||Lord Dunmore's War Northwest Indian War|
|Relations||John Clark III (father)|
Ann Rogers Clark (mother)
General Jonathan Clark (brother)
Captain William Clark (brother)
Ann Clark Gwatmey (sister)
Captain John Clark (brother)
Lieutenant Richard Clark (brother)
Captain Edmund Clark (brother)
Lucy Clark Croghan (sister)
Elizabeth Clark Anderson (sister)
Frances "Fanny" Clark O'Fallon Minn Fitzhugh (sister)
George Rogers Clark founded Louisville, in modern day Kentucky, USA.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Miles P DuVal (1969). George Rogers Clark: Conqueror of the Old Northwest.
- ↑ James J. Holmberg. The Clark Family and the Kentucky Derby. Filson Historical Society.
- ↑ Old South Meeting House. The Old South Leaflets: Annual Series. Old South Meeting House. 1893. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016.