Henry Gilbert Clarke

Male16 May 1883–31 October 1913

Brief Life History of Henry Gilbert

When Henry Gilbert Clarke was born on 16 May 1883, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, his father, Thomas Anthony Clark, was 39 and his mother, Mary Peterson, was 41. He lived in Napa Judicial Township, Napa, California, United States in 1900. He died on 31 October 1913, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Yountville, Napa, California, United States.

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  • Henry C Clarke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry C Clarke, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Henry C Clark in household of Athony Clark, "United States Census, 1900"

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Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 13

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.

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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