She was a widow traveling with her three daughters. Her little family traveled very closely with another widow (Sarah Dowdle) and her three sons.
This company journal indicates that the Clark and Dowdle (spelled "Dougle" in the account) widows received assistance in the form of flour. On 23 September both of the widows left the company without permission. The last mention of them is "...in this we have been disappointed and they have left us not in A very good fix." It is unclear if the families left with them or if they made it to Utah.The families are not mentioned in the rest of the journal again. John Clark's journal provides a bit more information.