William Clark

28 October 1851–before 1940 (Age 88)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Clark was born on 28 October 1851, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph L. Clark, was 41 and his mother, Mary Thompson, was 36. He married Eliza McIntyre on 4 January 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died before 1940, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William Clark
1851–1940
Eliza McIntyre
1843–1888
Marriage: 4 January 1868
Eliza Clarke
1868–1946
Mary Clark
1870–1944
Christine Clark
1873–1948
William Clark
1877–1946
John Clark
1878–1920
Jennie B. Clark
1881–1942
Maude Clark
1886–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 January 1868
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph L. Clark

    Male1810–1898Male

    Mary Thompson

    Female1815–Female

siblings

(2)

    George Clark

    Male1850–Male

    Male1851–1940Male

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • William Clark, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm. Clark in entry for George Herling and Jennie Clark, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • William Clark in entry for Mary Clark Cahoon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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