Laviniah " Lovina" Mohler

1848–6 May 1883 (Age 35)
Clay Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Laviniah " Lovina"

When Laviniah " Lovina" Mohler was born in 1848, in Clay Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, Rev George Silas Mohler, was 25 and her mother, Amelia Jane Pletcher, was 17. She married Ambrose Henry Clark on 30 August 1867, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Corning, Adams, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 6 May 1883, in Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Ambrose Henry Clark
Laviniah " Lovina" Mohler
Marriage: 30 August 1867
Flora Etta Clark
George W Clark
Ida Clark
Charles Clark
Albert William Clark

Spouse and Children

30 August 1867
Warren, Illinois, United States


    Flora Etta Clark


    George W Clark


    Ida Clark


    Charles Clark


    Albert William Clark


Parents and Siblings

    Rev George Silas Mohler


    Amelia Jane Pletcher





    Anna Catherine Mohler



    Matilda "Tillie" A. Mohler


    George Washington Mohler


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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 0

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 9

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1858 · A House Divided

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Name Meaning

German (Möhler): dialect variant of Mahler , found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laviniah Clark in household of Ambrose H Clark, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Levina Moore in entry for Charles E Clark, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Lavina Mohler, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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