Lucinda Clark

15 January 1822–12 August 1904 (Age 82)
Utica, Knox, Northwest Territory, United States

The Life Summary of Lucinda

When Lucinda Clark was born on 15 January 1822, in Utica, Knox, Northwest Territory, United States, her father, Joseph S Clark, was 29 and her mother, Susannah Freeman, was 25. She married Shepherd Pierce Hutchings on 25 November 1839, in Naples Election Precinct, Scott, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 12 August 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shepherd Pierce Hutchings
1818–1895
Lucinda Clark
1822–1904
Marriage: 25 November 1839
Paulina Hutchings
1840–1921
Mari Hutchings
1841–1842
Esther Louisa Hutchings
1844–1908
Amanda Aunneta Hutchings
1845–
Mary Hutchings
1850–1850
Joseph Elias Hutchings
1850–1883
Cornelia Hutchings
1852–1936
Erwin Harlow Hutchings
1853–1924
Sari Hutchings
1862–1947

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1839Naples Election Precinct, Scott, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 8
    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.
    1846
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Clarke
    Clerk
    Clerkin
    Calarco
    Clerc
    Clarkson

    Story Highlight

    Birth of Pauline Hutchings. Taken from the history of Shepherd Pierce Hutchings

    I married Lucinda Clark on Sunday at four P.M. November 25, 1839 in the town of Naples, Scott County, State of Illinois. Now I thought I would have a home and stop travelling about. I thought this wom …

    Sources (34)

    • Lucinda Clark, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lucinda Clark in entry for Solomon Angell and Lucy Scheffield, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Lucinda Clark in entry for Plinia Hutchings King, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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