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Pallas Eliza Woodward

21 June 1819–8 September 1903

Born 21 June 1819 in Petersham, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.[1] Daughter of David Woodward and Diadama Hare.[2] Sister of EBW.[3] Married William Smith Clark, 4 Mar. 1839, in Wendell, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; six children.[4] Lived in Hardwick, Worcester Co.; Petersham; Orange, Worcester Co.; Wendell; and Athol, Worcester Co., 1840–1903.[5] Corresponded with EBW over many years and was visited by her in Dec. 1885–Jan. 1886 and Mar. 1891.[6] Died 8 Sept. 1903 in Orange.[7]

 

[1] EBW, Travel Diary, 29 Jan. 1886; 21 June 1895. 1820 U.S. Census, Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, David Woodward. 1900 U.S. Census, Orange Township, Franklin Co., MA, p. 14B, ED, 494, Pallas E. Clark. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 June 2018), Pallas Elizabeth Woodward (KGQ9-2QP).

[2] EBW, Travel Diary, 29 Jan. 1886. Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503. “Massachusetts State Archives,” database and images, Massachusetts State Archives (https://sec.state.ma.us/vitalrecordssearch/vitalrecordssearch.aspx, accessed 8 June 2020), 1841–1921, vol. 3, p. 407, 1903, Pallas Eliza Clark; Massachusetts Archives Vital Records, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.

[3] EBW, Diary, 30 Apr. 1875; 5 Mar. 1889. Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503. 

[4] Wendell, MA, Town Clerk, Births, Deaths, Marriages and Intentions, ca. 1760–1890, p. 216, Wm S. Clark and Pallas Woodward, 4 Mar. 1839, microfilm 770463, DGS 7010692, image 117/158, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 June 2018), Pallas Elizabeth Woodward (KGQ9-2QP).

[5] 1840 U.S. Census, Hardwick, Worcester Co., MA, William S. Clark. Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Hardwick Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1917), 28. 1855 Massachusetts State Census, Wendall, Franklin Co., family no. 3, Pallas E. Clark. 1860 U.S. Census, Wendell, Franklin Co., MA, p. 44, Pallas C. Clark. 1865 Massachusetts State Census, family no. 213, Pallar E. Clark. 1880 U.S. Census, Orange, Franklin Co., MA, ED 25, p. 45B, Pallas E. Clark.

[6] EBW, Diary, 13 Jan. 1881; 26 Mar. 1889; 26 Dec. 1885–5 Jan. 1886; 11 May 1891.

[7] “Massachusetts State Archives,” database and images, Massachusetts State Archives (https://sec.state.ma.us/vitalrecordssearch/vitalrecordssearch.aspx, accessed 8 June 2020), 1841–1921, vol. 3, p. 407, 1903, Pallas Eliza Clark; Massachusetts Archives Vital Records, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston. “Orange,” Gazette and Courier (Greenfield, MA), 12 Sept. 1903, 10.