Emma (Borts) Clark, 1888

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A standing portrait of Emma (Borts) Clark in a long, dark dress. This was likely a photograph taken on her wedding day.

Emma Borts was born to David and Mary (Kemble) Borts in April of 1868 in Iowa City, Iowa (Ancestry Library).

In 1887, Emma taught primary students at the Coralville School. She married Ezekiel Clark, Jr on September 12. 1888. In December of 1890, Emma died while giving birth to daughter Lillian Emma Clark (Lovetinsky et al., p. 95).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

1888

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Educational use only, no other permissions given.

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Coverage

Johnson County, Iowa

Citation

“Emma (Borts) Clark, 1888,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed July 22, 2024, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/113.

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