Elizabeth Christina Clarke

25 January 1795–17 March 1852 (Age 57)
Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Christina

Elizabeth Christina Clarke was born on 25 January 1795, in Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of William Clark and Christian Bailey. She married Daniel Clark Dickinson on 19 February 1812. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 17 March 1852, in Pleasant Valley, Barkhamsted, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Wetona, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Clark Dickinson
Elizabeth Christina Clarke
Marriage: 19 February 1812
George Washington Dickinson
Rachel Dickinson
Samuel E. Dickinson
Alexander Dickinson
Levi Southworth Dickinson
Elizabeth Hannah Dickinson
Harriet Newell Dickinson
Hezekiah Clark Dickinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1812
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    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.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 7
    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
    Age 17
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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 (5)

    • Christiana Dickinson in household of Daniel Dickinson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Christian Clark in entry for Hezikiah Dickinson, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
    • 1850 United States Federal Census

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