Esther Mary Clarke

1 August 1912–13 April 1997 (Age 84)
Toronto Metropolitan Municipality, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Esther Mary

When Esther Mary Clarke was born on 1 August 1912, in Toronto Metropolitan Municipality, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Donaldson Clarke, was 34 and her mother, Edith Rosetta Burdett, was 36. She married Carsten Peter Knudsen on 21 June 1933, in Cochrane, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 13 April 1997, in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 84, and was buried in François Lake, Bulkley-Nechako, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Carsten Peter Knudsen
Esther Mary Clarke
Marriage: 21 June 1933
George Walter Knudsen
Lois Irene Knudsen
Rosetta Marie Knudsen
Vera Lillian Knudsen
Katherine Hazel Knudsen
David William Knudsen

Spouse and Children

21 June 1933
Cochrane, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 22

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 31

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 43

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Esther Mary Clark in household of Edith Rosetta Burdett Clark, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Esther Mary Clarke in entry for Lois Simpson, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • Esther Mary Clarke in entry for Lois Irene Kundsen Simpson, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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