Della Mae Clark

15 January 1899–7 July 1905 (Age 6)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Della Mae

When Della Mae Clark was born on 15 January 1899, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Melvin Victor Clark, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Eliza Van Leuven, was 22. She died on 7 July 1905, in her hometown, at the age of 6, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Victor Clark
1871–1932
Catherine Eliza Van Leuven
1876–1960
Davis Spence Clark
1897–1974
Clark
Melvin Stuart Clark
1898–1900
Della Mae Clark
1899–1905
Bertrum V Clark
1901–1970
Marguerite Clark
1903–1994
Richard V. Clark
1917–1975
Dale Clark
1926–1926

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World Events (6)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 2

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 3

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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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Sources (3)

  • Della Clark in household of Melvin Clark, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clark, "Utah Births and Christenings, 1892-1941"
  • Della Mae Clark, "Find A Grave Index"

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