Martha "Mattie" Murdock

11 August 1894–11 July 1929 (Age 34)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Martha "Mattie"

When Martha "Mattie" Murdock was born on 11 August 1894, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Daniel Jefferson Murdock, was 29 and her mother, Martha Vilate Wilson, was 27. She married Lawrence David Clark on 5 October 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Moreland, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Alameda, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1930. She died on 11 July 1929, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence David Clark
Martha "Mattie" Murdock
Marriage: 5 October 1922
Martence Clark
Eldy Glenn Clark
Eunice Clark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1922Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 4
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    Age 10
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Scottish Murdoch .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Grandchildren of Hazel & Martha (Mattie) Murdock Meet

    September 15, 2019 May 2018 Mark and Becky Watts started working at the Oquirrh Mountain Temple. I, Marsha Blockburger Lems, was asked to be Becky’s mentor, which became the start of a beautiful asso …

    Sources (24)

    • Martha Murdock in household of Daniel Jefferson Murdock, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Mattie Martha Murdock, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Martha M. Clark, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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