Hannah Clarke

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Clarke was born on 19 February 1850, in All Saints' Church, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Clarke, was 48 and her mother, Mary Ann Mitchell, was 44. She died in 1864, in Utah, United States, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

George Clarke
1801–1873
Mary Ann Mitchell
1805–1889
Sarah Clarke
1835–1837
Charlotte Ann Clark
1837–1887
William Mitchell Clarke
1842–1924
George Clarke
1845–1850
Ann Clarke
1847–1849
Hannah Clarke
1850–1864

Sources (2)

  • Hannah Clarke, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • pioneer trek to Utah

World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

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.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

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 and Irish: variant of Clark .

History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. Nicholas Clarke was one of the founders of Hartford, CT (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker) in 1635.

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

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Hannah Clarke and her story

Hannah came from England in 1856. Her and her family including her father, George Clarke, and mother, Mary Ann Mitchell, and 2 siblings William and Charlotte, came across on a boat called the Enoch Tr …

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