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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 002
Description 2 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK Ezra, was born June 25, 1817. The family moved north to Peoria in 1824, and to Ottawa in 1825; later to Plainsfield, about forty miles west of Chicago. Timothy Baldwin Clark, Ezra's father, started the first stage line in the district. It ran from Chicago to Ottawa, through Plainsfield. Ezra Clark's grandfather was a soldier of the Revolu- tion, and his own father, Timothy Baldwin Clark, was a soldier in the War of 1812 and also enlisted in the Black Hawk War. On page 697 of Armstrong's History of that border conflict with the Indians, the names of Timothv Baldwin Clark and three sons are recorded as having served in that campaign. Their company was stationed at Fort Dearborn. Here Timothy, being a carpenter, built the first frame residence in the little lake port, which later be- came the city of Chicago. For him, Clark Street in that city is named. His grandson, William M. Cooper, was the first white child born in Chicago. John Cooper, one of the com- pany and the husband to Timothy's daughter, Rhoda, put up a tent outside of the fortification, which was the baby's first home. Abraham Lincoln was a captain in an Illinois company in that campaign. Black Hawk was captured in Wisconsin and signed a treaty whereby he surrendered to the United States government a large tract of land. Later he remarked: "Little did I think when I touched the goosequill, that I was signing away the graves of my fathers." After the settlement was made, the Clark family moved back to Plainsfield and the boys went to school for the first time. William 0. Clark's biography says that the school lasted three months. It was the only opportunity of the kind that ever came to Ezra, although his mother taught her children at home.
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326869