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Lewis Clark genealogical material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3944

Scope and Contents

Genealogy of Lewis Clark contains information on individuals from the following families: Barnett, Burr, Casper, Clark, Coon, Cummings, Derby, Dutcher, Duytsen, Kohl, Odekirk (sometimes spelled Ouderkirk), Snow, Sterns, Storm, Tidwell, Van Heerden and Workman. There are pedigree charts, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, biographies, letters and temple sealing records for adopted children. The collection also includes the following family papers:

1) A biography of Lula Dauphin Odekirk Kolh Clark (b.1894).

2) George Charles Kohn’s diploma, 1934.

3) Miss Mamie Young and Mr. George I.[] Odekirk’s wedding invitation, 1898.

4) Vicky Lu Bierbaum and Ronald Charles Bowhall’s wedding invitation, 1961.

5) Mr. (b. 1866) and Mrs. (b.1871) C. B. Mowrey’s Golden wedding anniversary newspaper announcement. Mr. Mowrey’s father was the last surviving member of the Mormon Battalion.

6) Warren L. Odekirk’s obituary, 1975.

7) A map, 16 by 21 inches, of the Manor Renselaerwick, 1767.


  • 1674-1954


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Lewis Clark genealogical material must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lewis Enoch Clark (1903-1988) married Hazel Murphy who died, and then Lula Daphin Odekirk.

Lewis (also spelled Louis) Enoch Clark, the donor of this genealogy, was born on January 31, 1903, in Springville, Utah County, Utah. His parents were James Henry Clark and Mary Alepha Barnett. He married Hazel Murphy on December 27, 1926, in Richfield, Utah. Hazel passed away in childbirth, along with her infant, Louis, on June 12, 1927, in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. Clark married Lula Daphin Odekirk on June 5, 1933, in Heber, Utah. No children are recorded for the family. Clark passed away on September 1, 1988, in Provo, Utah County, Utah.


1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Genealogy of Lewis Clark, including pedigree charts, handwritten notes, and letters, 1674-1954.

Custodial History

Donated by Lewis Clark in 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lewis Clark; 1990.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; 4 April 2009.

Register of Lewis Clark genealogical material
Karen Glenn and H. Christine Broomhead, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States