Catherine A. Clarke

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Catherine A. Clarke (October 12, 1820 - January 19, 1903) and her husband, George Malcolm McIntire, lived with their three boys and four daughters in a house at 815 E High, location of the famous “Tarleton Oak”. Their youngest son, Paul Goodloe McIntire, born in 1860, was to become acknowledged as one of the great benefactors of the City of Charlottesville, the County of Albemarle and also the University of Virginia. [1].

Catherine A. Clarke (also spelled Clark) a member of the prominent Albemarle family that held land under grants received in colonial times and produced George Rogers Clark and William Clark.[2] Her youngest son, Paul Goodloe McIntire, also gave the public gifts of two bronzes, The George Rogers Clark Monument and the Statue of Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Sacajawea.

Paul Goodloe McIntire's gifts to benefit the general pubic included a city block to create a formal landscaped city Park(formerly known as Lee Park) in memory or his parents, purchased on May 28, 1917 and given to the City of Charlottesville, Virginia on May 30, 1917. The block is bound by Jefferson Street, First Street N.E., Market Street and Second Street N.E. to be used as a park by the people of Charlottesville (ref: Plat bk page 33, blk 195. D.B. 32, pg. 7; also D.B. 30, pg. 298)

"Mrs. McIntire died at her home on High street on January 19, 1903 at 10 o’clock. She was in her eight-third year. Mrs. McIntire was a sister of the late Mrs. Drury W. Bernley." [3] Interment is in Maplewood Cemetery between that of her husband, G. M. McIntire and her daughter known locally as Miss Lizzie M. McIntire [4] Mary Elizabeth McIntire (August ??, 1843 - January 7, 1918), inside the [[McIntire family plot][5]

Gravestone information:

Catherine A. Clarke

Widow of

Geo. M. McIntire

Oct. 12, 1820

Jan. 19, 1903

Her children rise up and call her blessed

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