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Laura M. (Bates) Clark (1839 - 1913)

Laura M. Clark formerly Bates
Born in Millerton, Dutchess, New York, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1861 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Biography

Laura Bates was born in Millerton, New York, on February 5, 1839, the daughter of Ebeneazer Bates and Maria Buttolph. Her mother died on May 16, 1843, when Laura was just 4 years old. Her father subsequently moved her family to New York City, where he worked as a "Cartman."[1][2][3]

She married Robert R. Clark about 1861 (based on the birthdate of their eldest child). They settled in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where her husband was a "Carpenter." Her husband died on March 29, 1909, at the age of 76. Their daughter Gertrude continued to live at her parent's home until her mother died. Children, all born in Williamstown:[4][5][6][7][8]

  1. Robert Anderson, born October 15, 1862; married, June 30, 1892, Mary L. Janes; died November, 1946.[4][9][8][10]
  2. Susie Hopper, born February 4, 1866; died February 2, 1868, of "scarlet fever," aged 2.[11][12][13]
  3. Myra M., born February, 1871; died July 27, 1875, of "diphtheria," aged 4.[14][15]
  4. Sewall Eaton, born January 2, 1876; died January 23, 1876, of "Cholera Infantum," aged 21 days.[16][17]
  5. Gertrude Ellen, born April 4, 1880; married, July 23, 1913, Elmer Ewing Pierce; died August 8, 1958.[4][18][19][20]

Laura (Bates) Clark died of "Angina Pectoris" in Winchendon, Massachusetts, on February 7, 1913, at the age of 74. She was buried February, 9, at Eastlawn Cemetery in Williamstown, Massachusetts.[1][21]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4WK-B2Z : 22 May 2019), Laura Clark, 07 Feb 1913; citing Winchendon,,Massachusetts, 15, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,403,948.
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCB6-V7W : 12 April 2016), Laura M Bates in household of Ebenezer Bates, New York City, ward 16, New York, New York, United States; citing family 385, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 07 June 2019), memorial page for Eliza Maria Buttolph Bates (unknown–16 May 1843), Find A Grave: Memorial #21948596, citing Spencer's Corners Cemetery, Millerton, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Jan Franco (contributor 46625834).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH6M-Z5X : 15 August 2017), Robert R Clark, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 61, sheet 474B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0522; FHL microfilm 1,254,522.
  5. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M95J-4T9 : accessed 7 June 2019), Laura M Clarke in household of Robert Clarke, Williamstown Town (all north of Main St. & west of Coles Ave.), Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 88, sheet 4B, family 62, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,633.
  6. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4S4-WJD : 22 May 2019), Robert Romney Clark, 29 Mar 1909; citing Williamstown,,Massachusetts, 317, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,313,701.
  7. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2NV-TMV : accessed 7 June 2019), Laura B Clark, Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 93, sheet 15A, family 275, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 573; FHL microfilm 1,374,586.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC9Q-WWS : 27 September 2017), Robert A Clark and Mary L James, 30 Jun 1892; citing Marriage, Springfield, Hampdon, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 480,776.
  9. "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FXCB-5TN : 21 February 2019), Robert Anderson Clark, 15 Oct 1862, Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States; citing reference ID #82, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,420,997.
  10. "Williamstown, Massachusetts, Cemeteries". https://williamstownma.gov/services/cemetery/. Citing: "Robert Clark; Town of Williamstown-Eastlawn Cemetery; Died: 11/00/1946; Burial: 11/30/1946; Section: Old Section; Lot: 220."
  11. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQDC-CPX : 10 February 2018), Susie Hopper Clark, 04 Feb 1866; citing Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, ; FHL microfilm 250,293.
  12. "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FXZZ-KYX : 11 March 2018), Susie Copper Clark, 04 Feb 1866, Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts; citing reference ID #78, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,428,037.
  13. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7VM-1JC : 22 May 2019), Susie H. Clark, 02 Feb 1868; citing Williamstown, Massachusetts, v 211 p 64, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 960,192.
  14. "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FXZP-VSG : 11 March 2018), Myria M Clark, Feb 1871, Williamstown,,Massachusetts; citing reference ID #82, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,428,074.
  15. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7P1-CRC : 22 May 2019), Myra M. Clark, 27 Jul 1875; citing Williamstown, Massachusetts, v 274 p 74, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 960,207.
  16. "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FX8W-4M4 : 11 March 2018), Sewell Eaton Clark, 02 Jan 1876, Williamstown, Mass; citing reference ID #item 2 p 76, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,428,168.
  17. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29G-3SN5 : 5 November 2017), Sewall Eaton Clark, 23 Jan 1876; citing Death, Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 250,293.
  18. "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FX85-1M6 : 11 March 2018), Gertrude E. Clark, 04 Apr 1880, Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts; citing reference ID #77, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,428,173.
  19. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N46K-N5Q : 25 May 2018), Elmer Ewing Pierce and Gertrude Ellen Clark, 23 Jun 1913; citing Winchendon, Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,409,946.
  20. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 07 June 2019), memorial page for Gertrude Ellen Clark Pierce (1880–8 Aug 1958), Find A Grave: Memorial #44844113, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Hootaloot (contributor 46891221).
  21. "Williamstown, Massachusetts, Cemeteries". https://williamstownma.gov/services/cemetery/. Citing: "Laura Clark (Bates); Town of Williamstown-Eastlawn Cemetery; Died: 02/07/1913; Burial: 02/09/1913; Section: Old Section; Lot: 220."

See also:

  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 10 June 2019), memorial page for Laura M. Bates Clark (5 Feb 1839–7 Feb 1913), Find A Grave: Memorial #68256756, citing Eastlawn Cemetery, Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Grave Seeker (contributor 47113319).




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