Noah Turner Clarke

8 April 1817–16 September 1898 (Age 81)
Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Noah Turner

When Noah Turner Clarke was born on 8 April 1817, in Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Lorenzo Warner Clark, was 29 and his mother, Laura Turner, was 23. He married Laura Mason Merrill on 24 July 1846, in Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Naples, Ontario, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 September 1898, in Town of Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah Turner Clarke
Laura Mason Merrill
Marriage: 24 July 1846
Laura Elizabeth Clark
Selah Merrill Clarke
William Bradford Clarke
Clara Mason Clarke
John Mason Clarke
Lorenzo Mason Clarke

Spouse and Children


    Laura Mason Merrill


24 July 1846
Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    Laura Elizabeth Clark


    Selah Merrill Clarke


    William Bradford Clarke


    Clara Mason Clarke


    John Mason Clarke


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 10

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 29

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Noah T Clark, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • Noah T Clark, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Noah T Clark, "United States Census, 1850"

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