Clarence Merritt Agard

1883–1947 (Age 64)
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Clarence Merritt

When Clarence Merritt Agard was born on 26 March 1883, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Dr. Iaasc Merritt Agard, was 28 and his mother, Ida Cerans Chaffee, was 27. He married Lura Abel lPalmer on 12 January 1906, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. He lived in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1925. He died on 6 April 1947, in Putnam, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 64, and was buried in South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Clarence Merritt Agard
Lura Abel lPalmer
Marriage: 12 January 1906

Spouse & Children

12 January 1906
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Dr. Iaasc Merritt Agard


  • Ida Cerans Chaffee




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 3

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: habitational name from Ågård ‘farm by the stream’.2 French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(n) ‘edge (of a sword)’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘bold’.3 Respelling of Hungarian Agárdi, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Agárd, from the vocabulary word agár ‘hound’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarance M Agard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence M Agard in household of Isaac M Agard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clarence M in entry for Dr Isaac Merritt Agard, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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