Mary "Mazie" Margaret Ake

19 April 1861–28 September 1929 (Age 68)
Pavia Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary "Mazie" Margaret

When Mary "Mazie" Margaret Ake was born on 19 April 1861, in Pavia Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Adolphus Meader Ake, was 33 and her mother, Mary White, was 31. She married Harry Cramer Clarke on 5 October 1886, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 28 September 1929, in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Cramer Clarke
Mary "Mazie" Margaret Ake
Marriage: 5 October 1886
John Morris Clarke
Elizabeth M. Clark
Mary Ake Clarke
Katherine L. Clarke
Harriet B. Clarke
Harry Clark
Mazie Clarke

Spouse and Children

5 October 1886
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States


    John Morris Clarke


    Elizabeth M. Clark



    Katherine L. Clarke


    Harriet B. Clarke


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 2

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a prominent oak tree, from Middle English ake ‘oak’, or a habitational name from the village of Aike, near Lockington, East Yorkshire, which is named with Old English āc ‘oak’, dative āce ‘(place at) the oak tree’.

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

Sources (3)

  • May Clark in household of Margarette Clark, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Ake in household of Adolphus Ake, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Clark, "United States Census, 1930"

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