Alice May Clark

28 April 1892–1 September 1983 (Age 91)
Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Alice May

When Alice May Clark was born on 28 April 1892, in Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia, her father, Isaac Emanuel Clark, was 25 and her mother, Daisy Turner, was 26. She married Alexander William Richards in 1931, in Pinnaroo, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 1 September 1983, in Murray Bridge, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 91, and was buried in South Australia, Australia.

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Alexander William Richards
Alice May Clark
Marriage: 1931
Keith Alexander Richards

Spouse and Children

Pinnaroo, South Australia, Australia


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Emanuel Clark





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World Events (8)


Age 9

First Federal election.

Age 9

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 26

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, originally a member of a minor religious order who undertook such duties. The word clerc denoted a member of a religious order, from Old English cler(e)c ‘priest’, reinforced by Old French clerc. Both are from Late Latin clericus, from Greek klērikos, a derivative of klēros ‘inheritance’, ‘legacy’, with reference to the priestly tribe of Levites ( see Levy ) ‘whose inheritance was the Lord’. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established. In the Middle Ages it was virtually only members of religious orders who learned to read and write, so that the term clerk came to denote any literate man.

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

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