Mr Benjamin Cleophas Clarke

Male23 March 1899–

Brief Life History of Benjamin Cleophas

When Mr Benjamin Cleophas Clarke was born on 23 March 1899, in Saint Joseph, Barbados, his father, Mr James Thomas Clarke, was 28 and his mother, Emily Theresa Williams, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Mr James Thomas Clarke
1871–
Emily Theresa Williams
1872–
Ms Ruth Helvietta Clarke
1892–
Ms Elise Clarke
Mr Joseph Ezekiel Clarke
1895–
Ms Mary Alicia Clarke
1897–
Mr Benjamin Cleophas Clarke
1899–
Lawrence Gordon Clarke
1900–
Fatima Armintha Clarke
1902–
Mr Leonard DaCosta Clarke
1903–
Mr Hubert Allen Clarke
1905–1994
James Christopher Clarke
1907–
Joseph E Clarke
1908–
Lilian B Clarke
1908–
Janetha J Clarke
1909–
Lilian Beatrice Clarke
1914–

Sources (1)

  • Benjamin Cleophas Clarke, "Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (14)

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World Events (3)

1966

Age 67

The Barbados Independence Order Act is passed at the request of Errol Barrow, who becomes Prime Minister. Independence Day is celebrated on November 30th of each year. The island retains the Queen of England as the Head of State, and she is represented on Barbados by a Barbadian Governor General.

1967

Age 68

The island of Barbados joins the United Nations.

2004

Age 105

Sea border disagreement with Trinidad and Tobago flares. After the arrest of Barbadian fishermen. Barbados takes the border case to a UN-backed tribunal.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Clark .

History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. Nicholas Clarke was one of the founders of Hartford, CT (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker) in 1635.

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

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