James Henry Clarke

26 November 1891–5 February 1970 (Age 78)
Union, Logan, Arkansas, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Clarke was born on 26 November 1891, in Union, Logan, Arkansas, United States, his father, Joseph F Clarke, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Ledsinger, was 27. He married Sarah Gardie Baswell on 9 August 1915, in Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Cypress Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 February 1970, in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in El Paso, White, Arkansas, United States.

Photos & Memories (3)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Henry Clarke
Sarah Gardie Baswell
Marriage: 9 August 1915
J C Clarke
James H Clarke
Sarah Pauline Clarke
Eugene Clarke
Avagene Clarke
Madelyn Clarke
Kelly George Clarke
Jerome Wesley Clarke

Spouse and Children

9 August 1915
Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States


    J C Clarke


    James H Clarke



    Eugene Clarke



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John H Clarke in household of Joseph F Clarke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James H Clark, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James H Clarke, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.