Worth Joel Clark

3 May 1917–20 May 1949 (Age 32)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Worth Joel

When Worth Joel Clark was born on 3 May 1917, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Ivey Clark, was 28 and his mother, Nettie Estie Amos, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Cora Ethelene Lane. He lived in Morganton Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1949. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 20 May 1949, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Worth Joel Clark
Cora Ethelene Lane
Kaye Frances Clark
Wayne Cecil Clark

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (3)

  • Fred M Clarke in household of John I Clarke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred M Clarke in household of John I Clarke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred M Clarke in household of John I Clarke, "United States Census, 1940"

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