Elizabeth Olivia Stokes

14 June 1851–20 July 1874 (Age 23)
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Olivia

When Elizabeth Olivia Stokes was born on 14 June 1851, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Henry Stokes, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Hale, was 20. She married Cyrus Edward Clark on 25 December 1866, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 20 July 1874, in Benson, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Clarkston City Cemetery, Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Edward Clark
Elizabeth Olivia Stokes
Marriage: 25 December 1866
Elizabeth Olivia Clark
Cyrus Edward Clark Jr.
Elizabeth Jane Clark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1866Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 12
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    HENRY STOKES Stokes, Henry, Reminiscences, 4-18. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah

    RELATED COMPANIES Henry W. Miller Company (1862) SOURCE LOCATIONS Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah The next day we went on board a bo[a]t and …

    Sources (29)

    • Eliza Stokes in entry for George Spraul and Olivia E. Clark, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Eliza Olivia Stocks in entry for Cyrus Edward Clark, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Elizabeth Stokes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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