Margaret Pearl Grimsley

Female12 April 1885–22 August 1955

Brief Life History of Margaret Pearl

When Margaret Pearl Grimsley was born on 12 April 1885, in Morris, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Augustus Grimsley, was 32 and her mother, Celia Alma Root, was 27. She married Harvey Lee Clark on 15 April 1906, in Madison, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Fremont Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Centropolis, Franklin, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 22 August 1955, in Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Globe, Douglas, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Lee Clark
Margaret Pearl Grimsley
Marriage: 15 April 1906
Frederick Arthur Clark
Beatrice Marie Clark
Jay Ivan Clark
Howard Harvey Clark
Leonard Allan Clark

Sources (8)

  • Pearl Clark, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Pearl Grimsley in entry for Fred A Clark, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Pearl M Clark, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 April 1906Madison, Kansas, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 1

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.


    Age 19

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English (Oxfordshire and Warwickshire): habitational name from Grimley in Worcestershire, probably so named from Old English grīma ‘specter, goblin’ + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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