Susan Mary Clark

Brief Life History of Susan Mary

When Susan Mary Clark was born on 20 November 1861, in Lewis, Kentucky, United States, her father, Richard Clark, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann Sprinkle, was 23. She married William Albert Bloomfield on 11 October 1879. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Quincy, Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 3, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930. She died on 22 December 1939, in Garrison, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Albert Bloomfield
1857–1937
Susan Mary Clark
1861–1939
Marriage: 11 October 1879
Francis Marion Bloomfield
1880–1963
William Bloomfield
1881–1920
Anna Bloomfield Clark
1882–1956
Cordelia Bloomfield
1882–1956
Obediah “Obie” Richard Bloomfield
1883–
Ida Belle Bloomfield Holsinger
1886–1971
Charles Floyd Bloomfield
1887–1953
Elizabeth Jane Bloomfield
1889–1953
Alexander Bloomfield
1895–1968
Stella Rumetta "Mettie" Bloomfield
1896–1938
Watt Isaac Bloomfield
1900–1970

Sources (31)

  • Susan M Bloomfield in household of William Bloomfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Susan Clark - Published information: birth-name: Mary Susan Clark
  • Susan Mary Clark Bloomfield, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Perryville

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English clerk, clark ‘clerk, cleric, writer’ (Old French clerc; see Clerc ). The original sense was ‘man in a religious order, cleric, clergyman’. As all writing and secretarial work in medieval Christian Europe was normally done by members of the clergy, the term clerk came to mean ‘scholar, secretary, recorder, or penman’ as well as ‘cleric’. As a surname, it was particularly common for one who had taken only minor holy orders. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established.

Irish (Westmeath, Mayo): in Ireland the English surname was frequently adopted, partly by translation for Ó Cléirigh; see Cleary .

Americanized form of Dutch De Klerk or Flemish De Clerck or of variants of these names, and possibly also of French Clerc . Compare Clerk 2 and De Clark .

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

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