May Lincoln

#3118, b. June 1880, d. 11 October 1965

Individual's Timeline

Birth1880May Lincoln
Birth RegJune 1880May Lincoln1
Marriage3 July 1899May Lincoln2,3
DeathOctober 1900James R Harris3
Marr RegJune 1904May Lincoln4,5
Marriage18 June 1904May Lincoln6
Marriage of Daughter2 January 1928Mary Elizabeth (Dobson) Clark7
Marriage of Son19 August 1938John L Clark6
Death11 October 1965May Lincoln6

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • (Witness) Journey: May Lincoln was with Clement Everrett Lincoln and Elizabeth Breeze on 22 September 1897 when they travelled to Philadelphia; Clement's wife was named as Ann E, but is the correct age to be Elizabeth.8
  • Married Name: Her married name was Harris.3
  • (Witness) Journey: May Lincoln was with Clement Everrett Lincoln and Elizabeth Breeze on 21 September 1899 when they travelled to Liverpool; From Philadelphia, USA.9
  • Married Name: Her married name was Clark.4
  • Journey: May Lincoln and George Dobson Clark traveled to in Bulger, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA, arriving 1911.
  • (beneficiary) Will: Harry Herbert Lincoln left a will in 1959 in which May Lincoln was a beneficiary. She received 1/6th share as his sister.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: George's first name supplied by Gina C, a fellow researcher. It appears that May and George lived in USA, so yet another window opens..

Child of May Lincoln and James R Harris

Children of May Lincoln and George Dobson Clark


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, LINCOLN      May            Henstead      4b     205.     
  2. Find my past web sites, online or, Name:     J. R. Harris
    Birth Date:
    Spouse's Name:     May Lincoln
    Spouse's Birth Date:
    Spouse's Birthplace:
    Spouse's Age:
    Event Date:     03 Jul 1899
    Event Place:     Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida
    Father's Name:
    Mother's Name:
    Spouse's Father's Name:
    Spouse's Mother's Name:
    Marital Status:
    Previous Wife's Name:
    Spouse's Race:
    Spouse's Marital Status:
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:     M74561-5
    System Origin:     Florida-EASy
    GS Film number:     979417
    Reference ID:     428

    Citing this Record:
    "Florida, Marriages, 1837-1974," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 Aug 2013), J. R. Harris and May Lincoln, 03 Jul 1899.
  3. Excluded||BR, "from a fellow researcher," e-mail to Shirley Elrick, various, Gina C - May Lincoln married James R Harris while the family was in Florida from 1897-1899. They were married on July 3, 1899 in Tampa, Hillsborough county, Florida. Sadie was born April 8, 1900 in Bradenton, Manatee county Florida. When Sadie was 6 months old, her father was killed on a work detail or something (no death records yet) so May and Sadie went back to England to live with Clement and Elizabeth. May married George Dobson Clark in 1904. They moved to America in 1911 (Bulger, PA).
  4. Will, Will copies saved to home computer, , Received from Margaret Lincoln Feb 2013.
  5. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Clark      George Dobson            Durham      10a     794     
    Harris      May            Durham      10a     794.
  6. Gina C, "Gina C email," e-mail from private, various.
  7. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     Edward W Kuehnel
    Titles and Terms:     Mr
    Event Type:     Marriage
    Event Date:     02 Jan 1928
    Event Place:     Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
    Age:     23
    Birth Date:
    Birth Year (Estimated):     1905
    Father's Name:     William
    Father's Titles and Terms:
    Mother's Name:     Mary Apel
    Mother's Titles and Terms:
    Spouse's Name:     Mary E Clark
    Spouse's Titles and Terms:     Miss
    Spouse's Age:     22
    Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):     1906
    Spouse's Birthplace:
    Spouse's Father's Name:     George D
    Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
    Spouse's Mother's Name:     Mae Lincoln
    Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
    Reference ID:
    GS Film Number:     001901658
    Digital Folder Number:     004733001
    Image Number:     00865

    Citing this Record:
    "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 Oct 2013), Edward W Kuehnel and Mary E Clark, 02 Jan 1928; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference ; FHL microfilm 001901658.
  8. Find my past web sites, online or, Britain: outbound passenger lists leaving UK 1890-1960 - person transcript
    Name:      Clement LINCOLN
    Date of departure:      22 September 1897
    Port of departure:      Liverpool
    Destination port:      Philadelphia
    Destination country:      USA
    Date of Birth:      1847 (calculated from age)
    Age:      50
    Marital Status:      Married
    Sex:      Male
    Occupation:      Miner
    Passenger recorded on:      Page 2 of 3
    The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -
         Ann E LINCOLN      
         Clement R LINCOLN      
         Eyva LINCOLN      
         George LINCOLN      
         Mary E LINCOLN      
         Maude LINCOLN      
         May LINCOLN      
         William LINCOLN      
    Ship:      INDIANA
    Official Number:      
    Master's name:      Thompson
    Steamship Line:      
    Where bound:      Philadelphia, USA
    Square feet:      2431
    Registered tonnage:      2484
    Passengers on voyage:      80.
  9. Website ( "
    UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 about Clement E Lincoln
    Name:      Clement E Lincoln
    Birth Date:      abt 1844
    Age:      55
    Port of Departure:      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    Arrival Date:      21 Sep 1899
    Port of Arrival:      Liverpool, England and Queenstown, Ireland
    Ship Name:      Rhynland
    Search Ship Database:      View the 'Rhynland' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database."
  10. Census data as per CD, Dwelling:     Green
         Census Place:     Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk, England
         Source:     FHL Film 1341471 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1958 Folio 6 Page 5
         Marr     Age     Sex     Birthplace
    Clemment LINCOLN     M     36      M     Saxlingham, Norfolk, England
         Rel:     Head
         Occ:     Farm Laborer
    Elizabeth LINCOLN     M     26      F     Hethersett, Norfolk, England
         Rel:     Wife
    Clemment R. LINCOLN     U     6      M     Hethersett, Norfolk, England
         Rel:     Son
         Occ:     Scholar
    Harry H. LINCOLN     U     4      M     Saxlingham, Norfolk, England
         Rel:     Son
         Occ:     Scholar
    Gilbert A. LINCOLN     U     2      M     Saxlingham, Norfolk, England
         Rel:     Son
    May LINCOLN     U     10 m     F     Saxlingham, Norfolk, England
         Rel:     Daur.
  11. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     May Clark
    Titles and Terms:
    Event Type:     Census
    Event Date:     1940
    Event Place:     Ward 16, Cleveland City, Cleveland City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
    Gender:     Female
    Age:     59
    Marital Status:     Married
    Race (Original):     White
    Race:     White
    Relationship to Head of Household (Original):     Wife
    Relationship to Head of Household:     Wife
    Birthplace:     England
    Birth Year (Estimated):     1881
    Last Place of Residence:     Same House
    District:     92-423
    Family Number:     34
    Sheet Number and Letter:     2B
    Line Number:     56
    Affiliate Publication Number:     T627
    Affiliate Film Number:     3219
    Digital Folder Number:     005460748
    Image Number:     00575

    Household     Gender     Age     Birthplace
    Head     Georg D Clark     M     57     England
    Wife     May Clark     F     59     England

    Citing this Record:
    "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 Aug 2013), May Clark in entry for Georg D Clark, 1940.