Mary Evelyn Clark

8 August 1903–17 January 1977 (Age 73)
Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Evelyn

When Mary Evelyn Clark was born on 8 August 1903, in Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States, her father, William Foster Clark, was 25 and her mother, Frankie P Porter, was 25. She lived in Beulah Township, Davison, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Center Judicial Township, Sacramento, California, United States for about 5 years. She died on 17 January 1977, in Carmichael, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fair Oaks Cemetery, Fair Oaks, Sacramento, California, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 3

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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  • Mary E Hughes in household of Arthur G Hughes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evaline Clarke in household of William O Clarke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Clark in household of William O Clark, "United States Census, 1910"

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