Dorcus Averett

14 December 1846–22 February 1907 (Age 60)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Dorcus

When Dorcus Averett was born on 14 December 1846, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Elisha Averett, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Jane Witt, was 15. She married James Madison Clark on 23 September 1863, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States in 1870 and Kane, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 22 February 1907, in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Glendale City Cemetery, Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Clark
1844–1898
Dorcus Averett
1846–1907
Marriage: 23 September 1863
Arthur Clark
1861–
Sarah Evaline Clark
1864–1935
Lauretta Jane Clark
1867–1955
Lucinda Olive Clark
1869–1883
Minerva Ann Clark
1870–1935
James Wesley Clark
1872–1921
Fernando Clark
1873–1925
Elizabeth Malvina Clark
1875–1930
Sylvester Elisha Clark
1877–1940
Thomas George Clark
1879–1932
Owen Clark
1881–1881
Orissa Willard Clark
1881–1889
Sylvester Prime Clark
1883–
John Willard Clark
1883–1958
Josephine Clark
1885–1923
John Coleman Clark
1885–1902
Eunice Clark
1887–1889
Byron Clark
1888–1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1863Washington, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (18)

    +13 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
    Age 1
    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
    1847
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Everett or Avery .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Averitt
    Everett
    Averette

    Sources (42)

    • Dicy Everett in entry for Elizabeth Willis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Darcus Clark, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Dorothy Everett in entry for Sylvester E Clark and Susannah Jane Shelton Swain, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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