Fred James Clark

15 March 1916–25 September 2001 (Age 85)
Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Fred James

When Fred James Clark was born on 15 March 1916, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Asa David Clark, was 23 and his mother, Levora Jane Walker, was 22. He married Mary Maxine Jones on 4 July 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States in 1920. He died on 25 September 2001, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Fred James Clark
Mary Maxine Jones
Marriage: 4 July 1940

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · City Hall
Age 1
Farmington City purchased a building built in 1907 to use as City Hall. The building is now the Farmington Historical Museum.
1939 · Pioneer monument
Age 23
Pioneer monument, honoring Captain Daniel Davis from the Nauvoo Legion, was built.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, originally a member of a minor religious order who undertook such duties. The word clerc denoted a member of a religious order, from Old English cler(e)c ‘priest’, reinforced by Old French clerc. Both are from Late Latin clericus, from Greek klērikos, a derivative of klēros ‘inheritance’, ‘legacy’, with reference to the priestly tribe of Levites ( see Levy ) ‘whose inheritance was the Lord’. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established. In the Middle Ages it was virtually only members of religious orders who learned to read and write, so that the term clerk came to denote any literate man.

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

Possible Related Names

De Clercq

Sources (19)

  • Fred James Clark in household of Asa D. Clark, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Fred Clark in household of Asa D Clark, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Fred James Clark, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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