Mary Elizabeth Clare

1819–1880 (Age 61)
Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Clare was born in 1819, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, Allen Clare, was 36 and his mother, Leah Foley, was 30. He died in 1880, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Allen Clare
1783–1845
Leah Foley
1789–1861
Moses Foley Clare
1811–1880
William Clare
1812–
Elizabeth Clare
1826–1849
Daniel A Clare
1813–1891
Milton Clare
1814–1866
Francis Harrison Clare
1816–1866
Mary Elizabeth Clare
1819–1880
L H CLARE
1823–
Henry Chiles Clare
1824–1899
George Thomas Clare
1833–1870

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

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. 
1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 0

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and English: habitational name from Clare in Suffolk (probably named with a Celtic river name meaning ‘bright’, ‘gentle’, or ‘warm’). One of the first Normans in Ireland ( 1170–72 ) was Richard de Clare, Earl of Pembroke, better known as ‘Strongbow’, who took his surname from his estate in Suffolk.2 English: habitational name from Clare in Oxfordshire, named with Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + ōra ‘slope’.3 English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Cla(i)re (Latin Clara, from clarus ‘famous’), which achieved some popularity, greater on the Continent than in England, through the fame of St. Clare of Assisi. See also Sinclair .

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

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