Joel Chapin Clark

1802–1815 (Age 13)
South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joel Chapin

When Joel Chapin Clark was born in 1802, in South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joel Clark, was 28 and his mother, Keziah White, was 36. He died in September 1815, at the age of 13, and was buried in South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Joel Clark
Keziah White
Joel Chapin Clark

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World Events (5)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Age 6

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Clerc, from Latin clericus, a clerk

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  • Joel C. Clark, "Find A Grave Index"

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