Lucy Clark

1798–6 August 1875 (Age 77)
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy

Lucy Clark was born in 1798, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. She married Jarvis Gillet on 31 December 1825, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. She died on 6 August 1875, at the age of 77, and was buried in Granville Center, Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jarvis Gillet
1801–1857
Lucy Clark
1798–1875
Marriage: 31 December 1825
Eveline Chloe Gillette
1824–1907
Sybil A. Gillett
1830–
Orville Harmon Gillette
1831–1916
Jane Mary Gillett
1834–1905
Chloe E. Gillett
1837–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1825
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Gillett in household of Oscar F Nichols, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Lucy Gillet in household of Jarvis Gillet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucre Gillette in household of R W Lowell, "United States Census, 1870"

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