Clarence Elmer Dack

26 February 1880–22 July 1958 (Age 78)
Sweet Home, Jackson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of Clarence Elmer

When Clarence Elmer Dack was born on 26 February 1880, in Sweet Home, Jackson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, his father, James Whitford “J W” Dack, was 31 and his mother, Caroline Sophia Moore, was 24. He married Myrtle Alma Spoonamore on 31 March 1907, in Ravenwood, Nodaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Independence Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Jackson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 22 July 1958, in Ravenwood, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sweet Home Cemetery, Jackson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States.

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Clarence Elmer Dack
Myrtle Alma Spoonamore
Marriage: 31 March 1907
Izeyl Frances Dack
Esthel Angeline Dack

Spouse and Children

31 March 1907
Ravenwood, Nodaway, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

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.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 21

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old English personal name, Dæcca.2 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a roofer, from dack, a variant of deck ‘roof’. Compare De DECKER .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Dack, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence E Dack, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence E Dack, "United States Census, 1930"

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