Arthur William Clark

27 May 1907–14 October 1964 (Age 57)
Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Arthur William

When Arthur William Clark was born on 27 May 1907, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Arthur Clark, was 26 and his mother, Louisa Alice Webb, was 26. He married Mary Maleita Olmstead on 26 April 1926, in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Willesborough, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 14 October 1964, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Arthur William Clark
1907–1964
Mary Maleita Olmstead
1908–2011
Marriage: 26 April 1926
May Clarke
1929–1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 April 1926
Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada
children

(1)

    May Clarke

    Female1929–1929Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (7)

1908

Age 1

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 7

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1924

Age 17

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

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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  • Arthur William Clarke in entry for May Clarke, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Arthur William Clark, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Arthur William Clark, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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