Mary Jane Amick

1798–1878 (Age 80)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Amick was born in 1798, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Jacob Emich, was 33 and her mother, Jane Iddings, was 26. She married Joseph Henry Clark on 7 September 1822, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Jackson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1878, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Clark
Mary Jane Amick
Marriage: 7 September 1822
Wilson H Clark
Warren Hamilton Clark
Joseph Monroe Clark

Spouse and Children

7 September 1822
Guilford, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Emich


    Phebe Emich



    Hannah Emich


    Elizabeth Emich


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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. 

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Emig , a derivative of the Germanic personal name Emmerich ( see Emmerich ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Clark, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Clark, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Amick, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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