Nora A. Sisk

1894–1967 (Age 72)
Cushman, Independence, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nora A.

When Nora A. Sisk was born on 5 July 1894, in Cushman, Independence, Arkansas, United States, her father, Alexander Hicks Sisk, was 31 and her mother, Martha Ann Simons, was 31. She married Elisha Franklin Clark on 1 September 1907, in Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1907 and Miller Township, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died in March 1967, in Wewoka, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Nora A. Sisk
Elisha Franklin Clark
Marriage: 1 September 1907
Beulah Clark
Mary Clark
Delbert Hicks Clark

Spouse & Children

  • Female1894–1967Female

  • Elisha Franklin Clark


1 September 1907
Independence, Arkansas, United States


  • Beulah Clark


  • Mary Clark


  • Male1915–1986Male

Parents & Siblings



  • Female1891–1969Female

  • Female1894–1967Female

  • Walter S Sisk


  • Bartlet Edward Sisk


  • Elsie Mae Sisk


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 10

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin, found in County Cork since the 18th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mara Pallet, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora Clark in household of Elisha F Clark, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nora A Sisk in household of Alexander H Sisk, "United States Census, 1900"

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