James Clarke

Male23 September 1779–

Brief Life History of James

When James Clarke was christened on 23 September 1779, in Bodenham, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Clarke, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Apperley, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Edward Clarke
1738–1837
Elizabeth Apperley
1750–
Richard Clark
1770–
Elizabeth Clark
1772–
John Clark
1773–
Susanna Clarke
1773–1854
Ann Clarke
1775–
Sarah Clark
1777–1834
James Clarke
1779–
Mary Clark
1783–1820

Sources (1)

  • James Clarke, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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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