Thomas Owen Clark

3 February 1875–10 September 1936 (Age 61)
Benson, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Thomas Owen

When Thomas Owen Clark was born on 3 February 1875, in Benson, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Jesse Tuttle Clark, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Edwards, was 28. He married Martha Ann Hulse on 7 July 1900, in Fremont, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Burke, Shoshone, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 10 September 1936, in Wallace, Shoshone, Idaho, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wallace, Shoshone, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Owen Clark
1875–1936
Martha Ann Hulse
1880–1968
Marriage: 7 July 1900
Owen William Clark
1902–1902
Thomas Hale Clark
1903–1976
Twila Maud Clark
1906–1991
Ida Mary Jane Clark
1913–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 July 1900
Fremont, Idaho, United States
children

(4)

    Owen William Clark

    Male1902–1902Male

    Thomas Hale Clark

    Male1903–1976Male

    Female1906–1991Female

    Ida Mary Jane Clark

    Female1913–1913Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1890

Age 15

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Thomas Clark, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas O Clark in household of Jessa F Clark, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas O Clark in household of Jesse T Clark, "United States Census, 1900"

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