Clara B. Cary

23 January 1829–2 October 1906 (Age 77)
Turner, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Clara B.

When Clara B. Cary was born on 23 January 1829, in Turner, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, her father, Hugh Cary, was 35 and her mother, Silence Phillips, was 34. She married William Lowell Blake on 31 May 1853. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 2 October 1906, in Turner, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

William Lowell Blake
Clara B. Cary
Marriage: 31 May 1853
Maurice Carey Blake
Maria A. Blake
Ellen King Blake
Fanny Etta Blake

Spouse and Children

31 May 1853


Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Cary


    Silence Phillips




    Lucia Ann Cary


    Emily Cary


    Maurice Cary


    Jairus Cary


    Anna Cary


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 3

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

Age 25

Historical Boundaries - 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Carey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara C Blake in household of William S Blake, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara R Blake in household of William L Blake, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Blake in entry for Fanny Etta, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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