Person:Elvan Clarke (1)

m. 17 Sep 1874
  1. Mabel Anna Clarke1876 - 1958
  2. Elvan Herman Clarke1883 - 1947
  3. Florence O. Clarke
m. 3 Sep 1907
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Name Elvan Herman Clarke
Gender Male
Birth[1] 19 Sep 1883 Verona, Oneida, New York, United States
Marriage 3 Sep 1907 Dodge Center, Dodge, Minnesota, United Statesto Ruby Inez Tappan
Death[1] 1 Jul 1947 Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton and Milton Junction Courier
    p. 6, July 17, 1947.

    Elvan Herman Clarke, son of the Rev. Herman D. and Anna Jennings Clarke, was born in Verona, N. Y., Sept. 19, 1883, and died in the sanitarium at Battle Creek, Mich., July 1, after many weeks of illness. He has many relatives in Milton. He was a graduate from Milton College in 1907 with the degree of B. S. and then took a year's post graduate course at the University of Wisconsin. He received his degree of Master of Science from Milton College in 1917.
    He was married to Miss Ruby Inez Tappan, Dodge Center, Minn., Sept. 3, 1907.
    Mr. Clarke taught for a time in high schools at Platteville and Muscoda, then was for many years a technician and head of one of Battle Creek Sanitarium laboratories. For a number of years he had been a successful realtor in Battle Creek.
    Mr. Clarke was a devoted Christian and a prominent member of the Battle Creek Seventh Day Baptist church. He leaves his wife, three children, Hubert N. Clarke, Jackson, Mich., Floy, (Mrs. Preston Wells) Detroit, both of whom attended Milton college, and Dorothea (Mrs. Alva Warnes), Durhamville, N. Y., also two sisters, Mrs. C. S. Sayre, Milton, and Mrs. Arthur Ellis, Battle Creek.
    Farewell services were held July 5 in the Battle Creek S.D.B. church conducted by his pastor, the Rev. Alton Wheeler, and assisted by the Rev. Henry N. Jordan.

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