Elizabeth Gower

20 February 1819–28 October 1882 (Age 63)
Little Baddow, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Gower was born on 20 February 1819, in Little Baddow, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Gowers, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Nunn, was 25. She married Daniel Clark on 27 October 1839, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 28 October 1882, in Richville, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in South Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Clark
1815–1864
Elizabeth Gower
1819–1882
Marriage: 27 October 1839
Elizabeth Francis Clark
1840–1872
Frederick W. Clark
1860–
Sarah Annie Clark
1842–1918
Rebecca Angeline Clark
1844–1917
Daniel Clark
1846–1846
Ellen Victoria Clark
1848–1940
William Gower Clark
1850–1850
Catherine Clark
1851–1922
Arthur Benjamin Clark
1854–1917
Rosa Emeline Clark
1857–1941
Frederick William Clark
1859–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1839Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 14
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Gohiere, the Old French form of what is now known as Goelle, the country north of Paris.English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Anglo-Norman French Goier, Joier, denoting a man from any of several places in Normandy and Picardy called Gouy, Joué, or Jouy (derived from the Latin personal name Gaudius, Old French Goi, Joi + -acum ‘joy’).English (of Norman origin): from a Norman personal name, Go(h)ier, ancient Germanic Godehar, cognate with the Old English name mentioned at Gooder .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gooder
    Gowers
    Gurr
    Jowers
    Goward

    Story Highlight

    Stories about Charles William Penrose, from the Clark family and others

    [Note: These are excerpts from Clark family records, and other sources, concerning Charles William Penrose, who was the LDS Missionary who taught the Gospel to the family of Daniel and Elizabeth Gowe …

    Sources (68)

    • Elizabeth Clark, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Dawer in entry for Rosa Clark Hammond, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Wood in household of John Wood, "United States Census, 1870"

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