Fulton Gazette, Sept. 1915,
James H. Clatterbuck, 67 years old, died at his home in New Bloomfield early Sunday morning after a year's illness with asthma and heart trouble. Funeral services were held at Hopewell Baptist church, west of New Bloomfield, Monday afternoon by the Rev. C. A. Mitchell, who was assisted by the Rev's E.J. Sanderson and W. M. Tipton, and burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Clatterbuck was the youngest son of William and Caroline Clatterbuck, early day settlers in southwest Callaway. he was born at the family homestead, eight miles southwest of New Bloomfield, on April 19, 1848. his first wife was Miss Sarah C. Blythe, who died some years ago. His second wife, formerly Miss Katie Blythe, survives. Mrs. Felix Bryan, a daughter of the first union, is the only living child.
Four brothers and two sisters of Mr. Clatterbuck are living, namely: John L., William S, Waller, and Benjamin F, and Mrs. Elizabeth Holt and Mrs. G. W. Wilson. All live in the immediate vicinity of new Bloomfield.
This particular family of brothers and sisters has become noted in this country form its longevity, as there has not been a death among them since that of a twin brother of James H. hwo dided in infancy. Thirty four nephews and nieces of Mr. Clatterbuck are living and eight of the nephews acted as pall bearers at the funeral. Mr. Clatterbuck was a charter memeber of Hopewell Baptist church, and was more than ordinarily attached to it, leaving a handsome legacy in his will for the perpetual maintenance of the church cemetary. He was also a leading member of the Odd Fellows lodge of New Bloomfield. Mr. Clatterbuck was a successful farmer and cattle breeder for many years and during the years of his activity he accumulated a considerable fortune. A progressive citizen, a staunch friend and an upright businessman in southwest Callaway and will be greatly missed.