William Roy Clark

27 April 1890–30 October 1896 (Age 6)
Kansas, Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of William Roy

When William Roy Clark was born on 27 April 1890, in Kansas, Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, George Washington Clark, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Ann Blackwell, was 32. He died on 30 October 1896, at the age of 6.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Clark
1855–1924
Nancy Ann Blackwell
1857–1947
Frances Elmartha Clark
1876–1887
Margaret Elviry Clark
1876–1928
Sam Henry Clark
1886–1933
Samuel Henry Clark
1878–1933
Mary Evaline Clark
1880–1919
See Crow File Mrin
1882–
Cora Della Clark
1883–1939
Paralee Malinda Clark
1885–1975
Parlee Clark
1886–
Arthur Ernest Clark
1888–1919
William Roy Clark
1890–1896
Joseph Benjamin Clark
1892–1964
Claud Edward Clark
1895–1896
Alfred Edwin Clark
1895–1980
Etta Lillian Clark
1897–1939
Gracie Nenevel Clark
1901–1978

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World Events (2)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 5

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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: 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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