Jane Carothers Clark

11 May 1816–12 October 1884 (Age 68)
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jane Carothers

When Jane Carothers Clark was born on 11 May 1816, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Weston Clark, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Young, was 25. She married Henry Hays Morrow about 16 February 1837, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Springfield Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Brush Creek Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 12 October 1884, in Bergholz, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Monroeville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hays Morrow
1806–1872
Jane Carothers Clark
1816–1884
Marriage: about 16 February 1837
Margaret Ann Morrow
1837–1904
Sarah Jane Morrow
1839–1926
Elizabeth Carolyn Morrow
1841–1910
Rebecca Morrow
1843–1854
James Andrew Morrow
1846–1934
William Clark Morrow
1848–1898
Samuel Foster Morrow
1851–1918
Mary Agnes "Mollie" Morrow
1854–1919
John H Morrow
1857–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 16 February 1837
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Margaret Ann Morrow

    Female1837–1904Female

    Sarah Jane Morrow

    Female1839–1926Female

    Elizabeth Carolyn Morrow

    Female1841–1910Female

    Rebecca Morrow

    Female1843–1854Female

    Male1846–1934Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Weston Clark

    Male1781–1835Male

    Margaret Young

    Female1791–1835Female

siblings

(12)

    Mary Ann Clark

    Female1813–1895Female

    Female1816–1884Female

    William Weston Clark Jr

    Male1819–1901Male

    Margaret Thrush Clark

    Female1821–1888Female

    George James Clark

    Male1823–1884Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, originally a member of a minor religious order who undertook such duties. The word clerc denoted a member of a religious order, from Old English cler(e)c ‘priest’, reinforced by Old French clerc. Both are from Late Latin clericus, from Greek klērikos, a derivative of klēros ‘inheritance’, ‘legacy’, with reference to the priestly tribe of Levites ( see Levy ) ‘whose inheritance was the Lord’. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established. In the Middle Ages it was virtually only members of religious orders who learned to read and write, so that the term clerk came to denote any literate man.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

"My Paternal Ancestry" by John A. Clark

William Weston Clark Family History Written by John A. Clark in "My Paternal Ancestry", Booklet published 1928 Found in Family History Library microfilm #0928039 Item 7 William Weston Clark, so …

Sources (3)

  • Jane Morrow in household of Henry Morrow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane C Morrow in household of Henry Morrow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Morrow in household of Henry Morrow, "United States Census, 1860"

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