Death of Margaret Clark

by Laurel | August 14th, 2009

August 13, 1910, page 12

Margaret Clark, three, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James T. Clark, died at her home, 283 Elm street, Thursday evening. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o’clock in the home. The burial will be in St. Jerome’s cemetery.

From The Springfield Republican.

[Note: Interested in hearing from anyone connected to this family as there is a strong possibility it is connected to my own genealogical research. On the 1910 U.S. Federal Census recorded in April of 1910, the Clark family was living on Dwight street. I have several James T. Clark names in my genealogy file all of whom are connected to Holyoke — this one gave me some doubt since the burial was at a Roman Catholic cemetery. However the census shows indeed James T. Clark came from Scotland and married an Irish woman, Margaret V. O’Laughlin — which would explain the religion. Little Margaret, who died in the above notice also left two brothers H. Robert, age 5 and Francis R., age 4.]

2 Responses to “Death of Margaret Clark”

  1. James T. Clark was my great grandfather. Not surprised about the Scotland connection. This was a constant swipe my grandmother would make at my grandfather. It was better to be Irish in Holyoke back in those days. Somewhere on facebook, my sister Jamie Clark has old pictures of the Clarks.

  2. Susan, I am really interested in communicating with you via e-mail. I have a lot of Clark connections in Holyoke, and have four James T. Clarks. Any chance your grandfather’s middle name is Tosh? I have these Clark and Tosh lines going back to the 1700s. Would love it if you could help me either confirm your Clark connection to my own or help me realize there really is no connection. My e-mail is

    Thanks for writing!


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