Andrew Galbraith Clarke

27 May 1870–July 1961 (Age 91)
Drummond, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Andrew Galbraith

When Andrew Galbraith Clarke was born on 27 May 1870, in Drummond, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, Samuel Clarke, was 40 and his mother, Mary Horricks, was 36. He married Margaret Eva Matilda Tennant on 29 April 1896, in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Eastport, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1937 and lived in Alberta, Canada for about 5 years and Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died in July 1961, in Florida, United States, at the age of 91.

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Andrew Galbraith Clarke
Margaret Eva Matilda Tennant
Marriage: 29 April 1896
Annetta M Clarke
Everett Clarke
Eva Galbraith Clarke

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 April 1896Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    British Columbia joins the confederation.
    1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built
    Age 8
    The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 26
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • A G Clarke in entry for Clarke, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • Andrew G Clurke, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Andrew Galbraith Clarke, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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