John Joseph Clark

1 June 1898–
Horton, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Clark was born on 1 June 1898, in Horton, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Clark, was 36 and his mother, Harriet Atkinson, was 35. He married Georgina Beatrice Pearman on 11 March 1925, in Blyth, Northumberland, England. He lived in Cowpen, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Clark
1898–
Georgina Beatrice Pearman
1903–
Marriage: 11 March 1925

Spouse and Children

    Male1898–Male

    Georgina Beatrice Pearman

    Female1903–Female

MARRIAGE
11 March 1925
Blyth, Northumberland, England

Parents and Siblings

    James Clark

    Male1861–1912Male

    Harriet Atkinson

    Female1862–1903Female

siblings

(7)

    Margaret Ann Clark

    Female1881–1942Female

    Harriet Clark

    Female1885–1891Female

    Mary Atkinson Clark

    Female1887–Female

    Elizabeth Jane Clark

    Female1889–1940Female

    Robert Clark

    Male1895–1924Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 6

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 41

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

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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Story Highlight

John Joseph Clark

The following was told to me by Eric Ward, John's nephew. 'John married Beattie, but later left her and 'went with' Blanche Lawton, they lived in Watford, London, John died there. Beattie lived wit …

Sources (3)

  • John Joseph Clark in entry for Tony Clark, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"
  • John Clark in household of James Clark, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Jno Jos Clark in household of James Clark, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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