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.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Clarke
1891–1970
Sarah Gardie Baswell
1890–1951
Marriage: 9 August 1915
J C Clarke
1916–1916
James H Clarke
1918–1999
Sarah Pauline Clarke
1919–1983
Eugene Clarke
1922–1932
Avagene Clarke
1925–1996
Madelyn Clarke
1926–2014
Kelly George Clarke
1929–1990
Jerome Wesley Clarke
1932–2012

Spouse and Children

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

(8)

    J C Clarke

    Male1916–1916Male

    James H Clarke

    Male1918–1999Male

    Female1919–1983Female

    Eugene Clarke

    Male1922–1932Male

    Female1925–1996Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+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"

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