Sabina Clark

1 September 1812–24 October 1861 (Age 49)
Augusta, Grenville, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Sabina

When Sabina Clark was born on 1 September 1812, in Augusta, Grenville, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, Nathan Clark Jr., was 22 and her mother, Nancy McEathron, was 16. She married Arza Matson Adams on 23 March 1831, in Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 24 October 1861, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arza Matson Adams
Sabina Clark
Marriage: 23 March 1831
Nathan William Adams
Joshua Adams
George Adams
Sabina Ann Adams
Sidney Moses Adams
Elizabeth Nancy Adams
Theothan Penderman Adams
Joseph Smith Adams
Orpha Elzeta Adams
Davis Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1831Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 8
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 18
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English clerk, clark ‘clerk, cleric, writer’ (Old French clerc; see Clerc ). The original sense was ‘man in a religious order, cleric, clergyman’. As all writing and secretarial work in medieval Christian Europe was normally done by members of the clergy, the term clerk came to mean ‘scholar, secretary, recorder, or penman’ as well as ‘cleric’. As a surname, it was particularly common for one who had taken only minor holy orders. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established.Irish (Westmeath, Mayo): in Ireland the English surname was frequently adopted, partly by translation for Ó Cléirigh; see Cleary .Americanized form of Dutch De Klerk or Flemish De Clerck or of variants of these names, and possibly also of French Clerc . Compare Clerk 2 and De Clark .

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

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    History of Sabina Clark

    A daughter of Nathan Clark and Nancy McCathron (McEathron), Sabina Clark (sometimes spelled Clarke) was born 1 September 1812, Augusta Township, Johnstown District, Ontario, Canada. At the age of 18 …

    Sources (33)

    • Cebrina Adams in household of Harzy Adams, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sabina Clark in entry for Sabina A. Nicoll, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Salma Adams in household of Arza Adams, "United States Census, 1850"

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