Major William Aloysious Clark

M, (26 February 1881 - 16 October 1957)
Father-Biological*Andrew J. Clark b. c 1847, d. 21 Mar 1896
Mother-Biological*Margaret Tracy b. c 1854, d. 21 Oct 1894
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William A. Clark
     Major William Aloysious Clark was born on 26 February 1881 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4,5,6 He was the son of Andrew J. Clark and Margaret Tracy. He was a sergeant in Company A, 21st Infantry Regiment from 28 June 1902 to 19 June 1905.7 William, age 28 years, appeared on the US Census of 1910 at 525 Anderson Street, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.8 According to the census in 1910, William was a driller.8

Major William Aloysious Clark, age 31, married Rose C. Daley, age 32 , daughter of Thomas Daley and Bridget McCluskey, on 26 June 1912.7 William and Rose's wedding announcement of 26 June 1912, reads:


At 9 o'clock this rooming in St. Cecilia's R. C. church at Pittston, Miss Rose C. Daley of West Pittston and William A. Clark of Wyoming, were joined in marriage with a nuptial mass by Rev. P. F. Quinnan. Miss Rose Bonner of Inkerman and & cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid and Joseph Gilroy of Pittston, was best man. The bride made a striking appearance in a bridal dress of white crepe melour trimmed in baby Irish Lace. She wore a. large white picture hat and carried bride roses and lilies of the valley. The bridesmaid wore a white gown and picture hat and carried pink roses. The bride is a popular young woman of West Pittston and the groom is a member of company B, State Constabulary at Wyoming. During the Spanish American war he -was a sergeant in Co. A. 21st Regt U. S. A. and is a native of Philadelphia. Following the nuptials at the church. Company B formed a squad in front of the church and fired a salute In honor of the newly wedded pair. A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents on Tunkhannoxk avenue. West Pittston, and was largely attended. They will spend their honeymoon at Atlantic City, and will be at home after July 6 on Monument avenue, Wyoming.

William registered for the draft giving his occupation as a diamond setter, his age as 37, and his address as 523 Aunderson Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on 10 September 1918 at Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.6 William, age 38 years, and Rose, age 40 years, appeared on the US Census of 1920 at 525 Anderson Street, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.9 According to the census in 1920, William was a driller.9 William and Rose lived in 1927 at 298 Monument Avenue, Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, According to the 1927 Pittston City Directory, William and Rose lived on 298 Monument Avenue, Pittston, Pennsylvania. He worked for the police.10 William, age 48 years, and Rose, age 50 years, appeared on the US Census of 1930 at 298 Moment Avenue, Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.11 According to the census in 1930, William was a State Police Captian.11 William, age 58 years, and Rose, age 60 years, appeared on the US Census of 1940 at 298 Moment Avenue, Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.12 According to the census in 1940, William was a State Police Major.12 He died on 16 October 1957 at Jenkins Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, at age 76.1,2,4 He was buried on 19 October 1957 at Saint John the Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.1,4,5

Children of Major William Aloysious Clark and Rose C. Daley


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