Albert John Mark

4 September 1904–23 December 1978 (Age 74)
Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Albert John

When Albert John Mark was born on 4 September 1904, in Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Mark, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Williams, was 24. He married Elizabeth Annie Mills in 1930, in Blairmore, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada. He died on 23 December 1978, in Blairmore, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Blairmore, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada.

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Albert John Mark
Elizabeth Annie Mills
Marriage: 1930

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Blairmore, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada

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World Events (8)


Age 4

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 10

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Age 20

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: from Latin Marcus, the personal name of St. Mark the Evangelist, author of the second Gospel. The name was borne also by a number of other early Christian saints. Marcus was an old Roman name, of uncertain (possibly non-Italic) etymology; it may have some connection with the name of the war god Mars. Compare Martin . The personal name was not as popular in England in the Middle Ages as it was on the Continent, especially in Italy, where the evangelist became the patron of Venice and the Venetian Republic, and was allegedly buried at Aquileia. As an American family name, this has absorbed cognate and similar names from other European languages, including Greek Markos and Slavic Marek .2 English, German, and Dutch (van der Mark): topographic name for someone who lived on a boundary between two districts, from Middle English merke, Middle High German marc, Middle Dutch marke, merke, all meaning ‘borderland’. The German term also denotes an area of fenced-off land ( see Marker 5) and, like the English word, is embodied in various place names which have given rise to habitational names.3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marck, Pasde-Calais.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Mark in household of Thomas Mark, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Albert John Mark, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Albert John Mark, "Find A Grave Index"

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