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
Jane Carothers Clark
Marriage: about 16 February 1837
Margaret Ann Morrow
Sarah Jane Morrow
Elizabeth Carolyn Morrow
Rebecca Morrow
James Andrew Morrow
William Clark Morrow
Samuel Foster Morrow
Mary Agnes "Mollie" Morrow
John H Morrow

Spouse and Children

about 16 February 1837
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


    Margaret Ann Morrow


    Sarah Jane Morrow


    Elizabeth Carolyn Morrow


    Rebecca Morrow



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Weston Clark


    Margaret Young




    Mary Ann Clark



    William Weston Clark Jr


    Margaret Thrush Clark


    George James Clark


+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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