Hannah Clark

28 July 1784–
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Clark was born on 28 July 1784, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Lothrop Clark, was 33 and her mother, Mary Rider, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Lothrop Clark
1751–
Mary Rider
1754–1804
Mary Clark
1775–1819
Lothrop Clark
1778–1805
Betsey Clark
1781–1811
Hannah Clark
1784–
Sarah Clark
1787–
Eloner Clark
1790–
Benjamin Clark Sr.
1792–1878
Steven Clarke
1797–1863

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 4

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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 (2)

  • Hannah Clark, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah Clark, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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