Augusta Adaline Clark

Brief Life History of Augusta Adaline

When Augusta Adaline Clark was born in 1847, in Portage, Ohio, United States, her father, Sherman Clark, was 40 and her mother, Julia Ann Hobart, was 33. She lived in Southington, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Southington Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 15 August 1863, at the age of 16, and was buried in Portage, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Clark
1807–1869
Julia Ann Hobart
1814–1885
Christopher Columbus Clark
1833–1903
Harrison A. Clark
1834–1909
Harriet Almeda Clark
1838–1899
Augusta Adaline Clark
1847–1863
Mary Clark
1852–

Sources (3)

  • Adaline Clark in household of Sherman Clark, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Augusta A Clark, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Augusta A Clark in household of Sherman Clark, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (2)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English clerk, clark ‘clerk, cleric, writer’ (Old French clerc; see Clerc ). The original sense was ‘man in a religious order, cleric, clergyman’. As all writing and secretarial work in medieval Christian Europe was normally done by members of the clergy, the term clerk came to mean ‘scholar, secretary, recorder, or penman’ as well as ‘cleric’. As a surname, it was particularly common for one who had taken only minor holy orders. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established.

Irish (Westmeath, Mayo): in Ireland the English surname was frequently adopted, partly by translation for Ó Cléirigh; see Cleary .

Americanized form of Dutch De Klerk or Flemish De Clerck or of variants of these names, and possibly also of French Clerc . Compare Clerk 2 and De Clark .

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

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