Ira Clark

18 July 1860–5 August 1861 (Age 1)
Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Ira

When Ira Clark was born on 18 July 1860, in Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, Aaron Clark, was 32 and his mother, Elcy Jane Howland, was 23. He died on 5 August 1861, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Aaron Clark
Elcy Jane Howland
Adelbert Clark
Ira Clark
Carolyn E. Clark
Mark Gideon Clark

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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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