Mary Clarke

7 July 1817–22 November 1895 (Age 78)
Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Clarke was born on 7 July 1817, in Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Clarke, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Bracken, was 37. She married Thomas Wakefield on 25 March 1837, in Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 22 November 1895, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ainscough
1820–1893
Mary Clarke
1817–1895
Marriage: 6 May 1843
Elizabeth Ann Ainscough
1844–1909
Nephi Ainscough
1847–1849
Lucretia Charlotta Ainscough
1850–1853
William Thomas Ainscough
1854–1938
Sarah Ainscough
1857–1858
David William Ainscough
1860–1861
Cordelia Theresa Ainscough
1862–1885

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1843Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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 3
    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.
    1846
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Clark

    Story Highlight

    Mary Clark Wakefield Ainscough 1817-1885

    Mary Clark Wakefield Ainscough BORN: 7 JULY 1817 - WHEATFIELD, INDIANA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA DIED: 22 NOVEMBER 1885 - SMITHFIELD, CACHE COUNTY, UTAH PIONEER: 1 OCTOBER 1852 - 16TH COMPANY- URIAH CURTI …

    Sources (45)

    • Mary Aincough in household of William Aincough, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary in entry for Lucretia C Ainscough, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Mary Clarke, "United States Census, 1830"

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