William Isaac Clarke

Brief Life History of William Isaac

When William Isaac Clarke was christened on 18 May 1856, in Halesworth, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Clarke, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Sones, was 28. He married Mary Ann Ward in 1883, in Blything, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Halesworth, Suffolk, England in 1861.

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William Isaac Clarke
Mary Ann Ward
Marriage: 1883

Sources (5)

  • William Clerke in household of John Clerke, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Isaac, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Isaac Clarke, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Clark .

History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. Nicholas Clarke was one of the founders of Hartford, CT (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker) in 1635.

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

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