William Clarke

about 1819–
Hawley, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of William

When William Clarke was born about 1819, in Hawley, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Amasa Clark, was 27 and his mother, Sophia Sykes, was 19.

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Family Time Line

Amasa Clark
1792–1859
Sophia Sykes
1800–
William Clarke
1819–
Eliza Sophia Clark
1827–1862

Parents and Siblings

    Male1792–1859Male

    Sophia Sykes

    Female1800–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1819–Male

    Eliza Sophia Clark

    Female1827–1862Female

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

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

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