Auldin Ernest Clark

16 February 1882–22 May 1953 (Age 71)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Auldin Ernest

When Auldin Ernest Clark was born on 16 February 1882, in Kansas, United States, his father, Jacob Monroe Clark, was 29 and his mother, Alice Jane Snell, was 29. He married Mary Elmyra Myra Briery about 1904, in Osborne, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Osborne, Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Penn Township, Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 22 May 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Auldin Ernest Clark
Mary Elmyra Myra Briery
Marriage: about 1904
Elton Auldin Clark
Lynn Clark

Spouse and Children

about 1904
Osborne, Kansas, United States


    Elton Auldin Clark


    Lynn Clark


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Monroe Clark


    Alice Jane Snell




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 9

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Auldin E Clark, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Auldin E Clark, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Aldrin Clark in household of J M Clark, "United States Census, 1900"

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